DETROIT, March 10- General Motors Co on Monday said it had hired two outside law firms to probe the company's response to ignition-switch problems on cars that have been linked to 13 deaths, but both firms have done business with GM, raising questions of conflict of interest.» Read More
Kia Motors is recalling nearly 80,000 minivans in the U.S. because a suspension part can break and cause drivers to lose control of the vehicles.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Phil Lebeau discuss the NHTSA investigation into recent Model S fires as well as Elon Musks' recent tweets of protest.
Discussing if Tesla is a buying opportunity following recent problems with the Model S, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Andrea James, Dougherty & Co. analyst.
Discussing the risk of investing in Tesla, with Ben Kallo, RW Baird analyst. He says there's a question mark around Tesla's technology.
Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, says the new Audi A3 E-Tron is designed like an Audi, and discusses the demand for a hybrid electric vehicle. "Big 3 [customers] are coming to Audi, and we're winning the cross shops," he says.
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has tweeted out revealing his curiosity about the media coverage over his company's Model S fires. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
The NHTSA launched a formal investigation into Tesla's Model S in regards to recent battery fires, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
General Motors is recalling nearly 15,000 Chevrolet Malibu sedans from model year 2013 and more than 44,000 from model year 2014.
DETROIT, Nov 15- General Motors Co is recalling nearly 15,000 Chevrolet Malibu sedans from model year 2013 to check for faulty wiring harnesses that could cause a fire. The recall covers 14,909 vehicles in the United States, 13 in Canada and seven in Mexico. The recall covers 42,696 vehicles in the U.S., 1,034 in Canada and 676 in Mexico.
BERLIN, Nov 14- Volkswagen is recalling over 2.6 million cars, about a third of them in China, to fix a variety of problems, a blow to a group striving to overtake Toyota and General Motors as the world's biggest carmaker.
DETROIT, Nov 8- Chrysler Group LLC said on Friday it is recalling 1.2 million Ram pickup trucks, mainly in the United States, to check for a chassis defect that could cause loss of steering. The automaker, a unit of Italy's Fiat SpA, said steering tie rods may have been misaligned during assembly or service and could fracture on an estimated 453,500 of those trucks.
DETROIT, Nov 7- Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it is recalling 33,000 cars, pickup trucks and commercial vehicles worldwide to replace a defective part that may cause engine failure. Most of the recalled models are in Japan, Toyota spokesman John Hanson said.
DETROIT, Nov 1- General Motors Co is recalling nearly 19,000 of its all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks to repair a problem with the manual reclining seatback, according to a notice from U.S. auto safety regulators on Friday.
Ford Motor is recalling 2,618 Focus Electric cars because of potential loss of power to the wheels while driving.
DETROIT, Oct 30- BMW is recalling about 176,000 of its four-cylinder, gasoline-powered vehicles from model years 2012 to 2014 because of potential problems with the power brakes, the company said. Of the total recall, 76,191 are in the United States, about 25,000 are in China, 9,376 in Canada, 6,841 in Germany, 2,738 in Mexico and the rest in other countries, BMW said.
DETROIT, Oct 23- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday it is recalling 188,302 sport utility vehicles globally, mostly in the United States, to fix faulty brake control software that may increase the risk of a crash. Nissan said there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the problem.
Hyundai said it is recalling the cars, which were built from April 1, 2008, through March 16, 2012, to replace the brake fluid. However, after receiving word that U.S. safety regulators had opened an investigation into an estimated 40,000 Genesis cars from model year 2009, Hyundai decided to recall the rest, the company said.
Oct 17- Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 803,000 sedans, mostly its Camry, in the United States from the model years 2012 and 2013 due to potential problems with air conditioning condensers, the company said on Thursday.
Oct 16- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc said on Wednesday it is voluntarily recalling more than 29,000 of its 2014 touring motorcycles because of a problem with their hydraulic clutch system. The recalls include a "Do Not Ride" notice to owners and a "Do Not Deliver" notice to Harley-Davidson dealers until the motorcycle is fixed.
Toyota said it will recall 10,000 cars sold in the U.S. from model years 2013 and 2014, including its best-selling Camry sedan.