Mazda is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 cars in the U.S. because spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack.
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The fact that it took almost a decade for the company to recall vehicles it knew had problems is disgusting. And guess what? Mary Barra agrees.
German automaker BMW says it is recalling 232,000 vehicles in China after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine, and says it is now checking whether the same defect can also be found in other countries.
After the bailout backlash, I didn’t think General Motors could face a bigger public relations nightmare. Clearly, I was wrong.
The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors' new chief executive on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.
Barra tried to assure lawmakers that GM is now more focused on safety and the consumer. Many senators were disappointed and not convinced.
Documents submitted by GM ahead of a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday show that cost was a major consideration when the company declined a decade ago to implement fixes to an ignition switch used in small cars.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles' brakes harder to use.
Dyson is recalling about 393,000 portable electric heaters because they can develop an electric short and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Acting NHTSA chief David Friedman says GM had information connecting defective ignition switches to the non-deployment of air bags, but didn't share it until last month.
General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles worldwide because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working, making them harder to steer.
The string of recalls, topped by an ignition switch problem in compact cars now linked to 13 crash deaths, has embarrassed the company and sidetracked its new CEO.
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Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
Toyota is recalling 119,000 Avalon sedans from the 2003 and 2004 model years because their air bags could deploy inadvertently.
GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the weight loss drug Alli after receiving reports of unknown pills and tablets in the bottles.
Barra reportedly asked engineers if they would let their own families drive and ride in these vehicles, and they said, “Yes.”
The new CEO Mary Barra spent about a half hour last Thursday wearing a headset at the suburban Detroit center and will return there periodically.
In documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nissan says the vehicles' computer software may not detect an adult in the passenger seat.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the doll has a circuit board in its chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot and burn someone.
Prosecutors say they had little choice, in part because of constraints with evidence and the challenge of gathering testimony and information from witnesses outside the United States.
The families allege that General Motors was negligent in designing its small cars and committed fraud by not disclosing facts about the defects.
The question I want to know is, why didn’t GM learn its lesson from the Toyota fiasco? They had five years to pick up on the fact that burying a potential safety issue wasn’t, exactly, the course of action.
With a growing investigation into GM for a decade-long delay in recalling 1.6 million small cars, this verdict is highly anticipated.