WASHINGTON, Oct 23- Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective air bags that can launch metal shards into occupants. Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...» Read More
Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.
Shares of Ford fell more than 7 percent Monday afternoon after headlines came out from its investor day.
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their clutches may fail.
DETROIT/ TOKYO, Sept 26- The safety recall in parts of the United States of millions of vehicles with potentially defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp may expand to include General Motors Co, according to documents filed this week with U.S. regulators.
Sept 26- Ford Motor Co said it will recall about 850,000 cars in the United States to fix a software glitch that could lead to a short circuit, delaying the deployment of airbags in the event of a crash. The affected cars are 2013-2014 models Ford C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles and could have a defect related to the restraints control module, Ford said.
Ford Motor has issued a safety recall for certain 2013 and 2014 models, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the first family has accepted compensation from General Motors for its ignition switch related crash.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the recall by Chrysler of nearly 350,000 2008 vehicles for a potential ignition switch problem. The list of vehicles includes the Charger, Magnum, 300, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee.
DETROIT, Sept 22- Chrysler Group is recalling an estimated 230,760 sport utility vehicles globally to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start.
GM is recalling thousands of cars over a parking brake defect that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.
Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
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.
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.
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.
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.