BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
The recall affects approximately 1.7 million doses, about 7 percent of the total flu vaccine doses distributed in by Glaxo in the U.S. this year.
In the months after the recalls began, GM was criticized by customers and members of Congress for a low completion rate, which the company blamed on a lack of parts.
Blue Bell Creameries on Tuesday announced a third product recall as a result of the contamination. The company, based in Brenham, Texas, has recalled more than 25 of its products since last month.
New smartphone apps make it easier than ever to keep an eye on recent, relevant recall information.
H-E-B, with more than 300 stores in Texas and northern Mexico, said the decision Saturday was a "precautionary measure due to food safety concerns."
The company said it will send letters to owners of vehicles in the expanded recall "over time" as replacement parts become available.
The fund received a total of 4,342 claims by the Jan. 31 deadline. Of those, 1,263 are still under review. Feinberg says more than half are ineligible or lack documentation.
BMW says if bolts that hold the rear wheels to a flange are over-tightened, the flange can crack. If that happens, the bolts can loosen and the wheel may not stay secured to the bike.
"Testing products works and being transparent with that information, as required by the FDA, will save lives."
So instead of sneering at the news out of the automotive sector, as recall numbers rise, take the experiences of these manufacturers as a cautionary tale. Could it happen to you? And if not, are you sure it couldn’t?
The winning title goes to a company for inventing a product that will benefit the manufacturing community, while the loser was forced to issue a recall of their product due to safety concerns.
Graco fined $10 million for response in largest child seat recall in U.S. history.
Barra told Congress she learned about the defective switches in December 2013, a month before GM began recalling 2.6 million affected vehicles.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. said Tuesday it is aware of eight incidents of consumers finding metal in the boxes, but hasn't been informed of any injuries.
"It wasn’t incompetence, it was a cover-up."
Families of at least 67 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total Monday.
Electric vehicles, or EVs, have taken the automotive world by storm this year, but they have one major downside—all those electrical parts.
Honda is launching an unprecedented U.S. ad campaign urging owners to get vehicles repaired if they have been recalled to fix defective air bags.
Families of at least 64 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total Monday. It was up from 57 last week. An additional...
Possible enactment of Safety Act would place undue pressure on parts manufactures.
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The U.S. government’s list of automakers with the most recalled vehicles in 2014 was topped by General Motors and Honda. Combined, the two companies accounted for more than half of the record 64 million vehicles recalled. GM had 78 separate recalls pushing them to the No. 1 spot in the biggest year for recalls...
Recalls, especially those within the food industry, seem to always be in the news. Some of the most recent recalls include the more than 46,000 Pepperidge Farm bagels, MorningStar Farms' Black Bean Burgers, and of course the giant apple recall that kicked off the new year. While the reasons...
The AP reported Wednesday on a recent Carfax study that investigated why the flawed recall system is dangerous to used-car buyers. In this report, Auto Writers Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin write, “More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road...