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  • DETROIT, Dec 18- Ford Motor Co on Thursday expanded the recall of older-model Mustang cars that have driver-side Takata air bags with inflators, to include about 502,500 vehicles. Ford was one of five automakers asked by U.S. regulator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last month to expand a recall of vehicles with possibly defective...

  • Own a Ford? You'll want to read this Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:49 AM ET
    A man arranges airbag cushions at a plant for Japanese car parts maker Takata Corp.

    Ford says it's expanding a recall for faulty driver's side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. as demanded by the government.

  • Nissan recalls autos to check Takata air bags Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Nissan Motor said it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from Takata airbags.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 17- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from air bags made by Japanese company Takata Corp.. Honda Motor Co Ltd, BMW and Toyota Motor Corp have also ordered recalls over the air bags this month, according to Profeco. Separately, the Mexican...

  • Honda to recall more than 500K cars in China Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 9:27 AM ET
    A man arranges airbag cushions at a plant for Japanese car parts maker Takata Corp.

    Chinese authorities said Honda and its two joint ventures in China would recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags.

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that Honda Motor Co. and its two joint ventures in China would recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags which the carmaker said were made by Japan's Takata Corp.. Honda, Takata's biggest customer, alone has recalled 13.4 million cars, primarily in the United States. A Beijing- based Honda...

  • Judge questions Remington rifle settlement Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    A shooter takes aim with a Remington Model 700 SPS Varmint rifle at the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Jan. 28, 2013.

    The federal judge considering a proposed settlement with Remington's iconic 700 series rifles has no intention of rubber-stamping the deal.

  • Nader: US auto watchdogs are 'falling asleep'  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate and former U.S. Presidential Vandidate, outlines the factors behind the spike in automotive recalls this year.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Baby products company Dream On Me is recalling about 10,000 Incredible playpens because their rails can collapse and become a strangulation hazard for children, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. The South Plainfield, New Jersey, company is recalling two-level deluxe adjustable height playpens with model numbers...

  • Nissan recalls nearly 470K vehicles for fuel leaks Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    2013 Nissan Juke

    Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks.

  • DETROIT, Dec 9- Hyundai Motor Co is recalling 42,925 sedans in the United States due to potentially faulty brake lights, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators. Hyundai is recalling certain 2009-2011 Genesis and 2011 Equus sedans because a circuit failure may lead to the brake lights not illuminating, according to documents filed with the...

  • Honda, Mazda to expand air bag inflator recall Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:43 AM ET
    A man arranges airbag cushions at a plant for Japanese car parts maker Takata Corp.

    Honda and Mazda said they will expand a recall to replace potentially lethal Takata air bag inflators.

  • TOKYO, Dec 9- Japan's Mazda Motor Corp will soon expand a recall of vehicles in the United States involving potentially defective air bags from Takata Corp, it said on Tuesday. Defective Takata air bag inflators, which can explode and shoot shrapnel into the car, have been linked to four deaths in the United States and one in Malaysia. Honda Motor, Takata's biggest...

  • TOKYO, Dec 9- Mazda Motor Corp will soon expand a recall of vehicles in the United States involving potentially defective air bags by Takata Corp, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Defective Takata air bag inflators, which can explode and shoot shrapnel into the car, have been linked to four deaths in the United States and one in Malaysia. The Mazda recall expansion...

  • WELLINGTON, Dec 9- A New Zealand inquiry into a food safety scare involving the Fonterra dairy co-operative has found that both the government and the world's largest dairy exporter were unprepared to deal with a 2013 global recall which turned out to be a false alarm. This sparked a recall of millions of infant formula, sports drinks and other products...

  • Remington: Don’t call gun fix a 'recall' Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    In a national settlement involving one of America's most popular guns, Remington will replace millions of triggers on its popular Model 700 rifle.

    Remington firmly denied that the replacement of allegedly defective triggers is a recall, and insists its products are not defective.

  • DETROIT, Dec 5- General Motors Co disclosed on Friday that it recalled more than 2,400 of its new mid-sized pickup trucks in the United States and Canada to fix a previously announced air bag issue. GM told dealers in October to stop selling the newly introduced 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups to fix an air bag wiring issue. GM said in documents...

  • TOKYO, Dec 4- Takata Corp's resistance to a U.S. order to expand a recall of its air bag inflators is likely driven by a need to protect itself from legal liability, but risks longer-term business damage by alienating the public, experts say. Takata this week rejected a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demand to declare its inflators defective and...

  • TOKYO, Dec 4- Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would call back 190,000 more vehicles, mostly in Japan, to replace potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp, the latest in a long line of recalls for the embattled auto parts supplier. The move follows an unusual deployment of a Takata- made air bag inflator in a 2003- model Toyota Will Cypha subcompact at a...

  • TOKYO, Dec 4- Toyota Motor Corp will recall 190,000 vehicles in Japan and China to replace potentially defective front passenger-side air bags made by Takata Corp, the latest in a long line of recalls for the embattled auto safety parts supplier. The recall followed an unusual deployment of a Takata- made air bag in Toyota's 2003- model Will Cypha at a scrapyard...