DETROIT— General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall involves Cadillacs from the 2013-2015 model years and Impalas from the 2014 and 2015 model years.» Read More
WASHINGTON— Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. will pay $2 million to settle charges that the firm knowingly sold and distributed hundreds of recalled products. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Meijer distributed at least a dozen different recalled products— from toys to vacuum cleaners— through a system it operated with a third-party contractor.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Federal auto safety regulators came under scrutiny in a Senate hearing on Tuesday for their role in General Motors' failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths.
NEW YORK— Ikea is recalling its Gunggung fabric swing because the suspension fitting that attaches the swing to its steel hooks could break, causing a fall that could injure a child. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Ikea is taking about 2,000 units off the market in the United States, and another 300 in Canada. The product is made in Vietnam.
WASHINGTON— The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Federal auto safety regulators played a significant role in General Motors Co's failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths, a congressional report said on Tuesday.
Sept 15- The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls.
General Motors' compensation fund announced its first round of victim claims relating to faulty GM vehicles. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the details.
There are 19 eligible claims for a person who died in a defective GM vehicle—and that number is likely to go higher.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban 10 flame retardants from upholstered furniture and children's products.
More than 1 million smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled because a power outage could render them useless. Inflatable rubber tubes that can irritate skin and boys jackets posing an entanglement hazard are also among this week's recalled consumer products.
Ford is recalling about 74,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner crossover vehicles because the electronic hybrid system may overheat.
DETROIT, Sept 12- Ford Motor Co is recalling about 74,000 older model Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner crossover vehicles because the electronic hybrid system may overheat, according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday.
DETROIT— Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem. The recall covers Ford Escapes from the 2005 through 2008 model years and Mercury Mariners from 2006 through 2008.. Ford is expected to start the recall on Oct. 27.
Toyota is recalling 130,000 2014 Tundra pickup trucks to correct a problem with side air bags, the automaker's U.S. sales arm said Thursday.
DETROIT— Toyota is recalling about 140,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. The recall affects Crew-Max and Double Cab versions in the U.S., Mexico and Canada from the 2014 model year. The recall covers 130,000 Tundras in the U.S., 10,000 in Canada and 200 in Mexico, Toyota said in a statement.
Automakers have recalled more than 40 million cars and trucks in the U.S. so far this year, shattering the full-year record set in 2004, and many were for serious safety issues.
DETROIT— In July, two scary notices arrived in Amaris McGee's mailbox. They came from General Motors, and each told her the gray 2005 Chevy Malibu she drives to work every day is being recalled for safety problems. Like millions of others caught in GM's massive recall crisis, the 25- year-old corporate chef in Dallas can't afford to rent or buy another car.
Aug 28- Johnson& Johnson is recalling some lots of its implant used to correct defects of the jaw, following more than a dozen cases of injury.
Aug 28- Johnson& Johnson is recalling some lots of its implant used to correct defects of the jaw following more than a dozen cases of injury. The device, which is used to lengthen and stabilize the lower jawbone and the side of the lower jaw, is being recalled by JNJ unit DePuy Synthes as it may reverse after surgery.
TOKYO, Aug 28- Honda Motor Co is recalling about 63,200 vehicles due to a defect in driver-side air bags made by Takata Corp, the latest in a series of air bag recalls across the industry that have affected nearly 16 million vehicles to date.