Monday, July 4, 2022

All posts tagged "recalls"

  • Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total

    DETROIT — Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says it knows of one person injured in a crash involving...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
  • Toyota Recalls 340,000 Prius Hybrid Cars for Faulty Brakes

    TOKYO – Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes. Toyota said Wednesday it has...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
  • 1,400 Investor Lawsuits Seek 8.2 Billion Euros from VW

    FRANKFURT, Germany – A German court says it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros ($9.2 billion). The regional court in Braunschweig...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
  • Samsung Says Replacements Available for Recalled Note 7

    SAN FRANCISCO – Samsung says new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be available in U.S. stores starting Wednesday to replace about 1 million devices that are being recalled because their batteries can catch fire. The South Korean company...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
  • Samsung Says It Has Found no Battery Problem in China

    SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics said Monday that its investigation into the first report of a Galaxy Note 7 fire in China found no battery problem, reducing concerns that its smartphone crisis had expanded to the...

    • Posted September 19, 2016
  • What to Do if You Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7

    Do you have a Galaxy Note 7 that was the subject of an official recall Thursday? Here’s what to do if you own one of Samsung’s new smartphones. The U.S. safety watchdog, the Consumer Product Safety Commission,...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
  • Samsung Urges Consumers Globally to Stop Using Galaxy Note 7

    SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the...

    • Posted September 10, 2016
  • More Charges Likely as VW Engineer Details Emissions Scandal

    DETROIT – A Volkswagen engineer’s decision to tell everything he knows about the company’s scheme to cheat on U.S. emissions tests is a major break for investigators and a message to others involved to cooperate or face prosecution,...

    • Posted September 10, 2016
  • GM Recalls 4M Vehicles for Air Bag Defect Linked to 1 Death

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. is recalling more than 4 million vehicles, most of them in the U.S., to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to one death. The vehicles involved in the...

    • Posted September 9, 2016
  • Nissan Recalls 120K Vehicles; Fluid Leaks Can Cause Fires

    DETROIT – Nissan is recalling over 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires. In some cases owners should park their vehicles outside until they are fixed. The recall covers...

    • Posted September 9, 2016