All posts tagged "recalls"
Mazda Recalls 2.2M Vehicles Worldwide; Rear Hatches Can Fall
DETROIT – Mazda is recalling 2.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the rear hatches can fall on people and injure them. The recall covers certain 2010 through 2013 Mazda 3 compact cars, as well as 2012...
- Posted September 8, 2016
Halt and Catch Fire: Battery Woes Go Well Beyond Samsung
NEW YORK – Samsung’s Note 7 isn’t the only gadget to catch fire thanks to lithium-battery problems, which have afflicted everything from iPhones to Tesla cars to Boeing jetliners. Blame chemistry and the fact that the batteries...
- Posted September 4, 2016
Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 after Battery Explosions
SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Friday after finding some of their batteries exploded or caught fire. Samsung’s Note 7s are being pulled from shelves in 10 countries, including South Korea and...
- Posted September 2, 2016
VW Says It’s Reached Agreement to Resolve Supplier Dispute
BERLIN – Volkswagen says it has reached an agreement with two suppliers in a dispute that forced the company to suspend production of some models in Germany. News agency dpa reported Tuesday that the automaker said the...
- Posted August 23, 2016
Hyundai and Mitsubishi Recalling Certain Car Models
NEW YORK – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Hyundai and Mitsubishi are recalling certain car models because of problems the companies say can increase the risk of crashes. Hyundai is recalling 2013 models of the...
- Posted August 22, 2016
VW: Fix Gets OK for 460,000 more Cars with Cheating Software
BERLIN – German automaker Volkswagen says it’s received approval from the country’s motor vehicle authority for technical fixes for another 460,000 cars equipped with software to help them cheat emissions tests. Volkswagen said in a statement Sunday...
- Posted August 14, 2016
Toyota Recalls Older Models with Recurring Suspension Issues
DETROIT – Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 337,000 vehicles for a third time. The recall involves the Toyota RAV4 SUV from the 2006-2011 model years and the Lexus HS250h sedan from the 2010 model year. Toyota first...
- Posted August 12, 2016
Parts Maker ZF Recalls 505K Transmission Control Sensors
DETROIT – Automotive parts supplier ZF North America is recalling 505,000 control sensors in the U.S. because they can make some nine-speed transmissions shift into neutral without warning. The company says in government documents that the transmissions...
- Posted August 5, 2016
Flour Recall Prompts New Warning: Don’t Eat Dough or Batter
DES MOINES, Iowa – The most basic of baking ingredients, flour, is at the center of a complicated question: How did it become contaminated with bacteria normally found in animal feces? The E. coli-tainted flour from General...
- Posted July 31, 2016
$15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions Deal Clears 1st Hurdle
SAN FRANCISCO – A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to a deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker...
- Posted July 26, 2016