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
GM's troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time.
Vizio is recalling 245,000 flat screen televisions due to an ineffective stand that causes the TV to tip, posing a risk of impact injury.
General Motors compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg, discusses his experience working with General Motors and its CEO Mary Barra.
General Motors compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg says General Motors has just begun reviewing about 115 claims filed in less than a week, and the money will be out in about 90 days for some of the more simple claims.
Aug 6- Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc said it recalled some vials of its antibiotic Cubicin due to the potential presence of glass particles. Cubist said no adverse events had been reported so far. It did not reveal how many lots were affected, but said the issue was limited to one of its suppliers.
DETROIT, Aug 5- Subaru of America said it is recalling about 5,000 older model cars with passenger-side air bag inflators made by Takata Corp that may rupture and break into metal fragments that could harm passengers, the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.
A California-based stone fruit producer, who ships to retailers including Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods, has expanded its stone fruit recall.
Aug 1- Harley-Davidson Inc is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday. This is the second big recall Harley-Davidson has been forced to make this summer, typically the company's peak selling season.
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from 'run' to 'accessory.'
Aug 1- South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the United States, after recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans this week, according to U.S. safety regulators.
DETROIT, July 30- South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash.
DETROIT, July 30- South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash. Hyundai officials could not immediately be reached for comment.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight to news Consumer Reports believes Toyota should recall the Camry Hybrid.
DETROIT, July 29- Suzuki Motor Corp is recalling 25,900 Verona sedans from the 2004 to 2006 model years in the United States on the increased risk of a fire linked to daytime running lights, U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.
An influential consumer magazine called on Toyota to recall about 177,500 older Camry hybrid sedans to address potential power brake defects.
"Consumer Reports believes that Toyota should recall these cars," the magazine said. Toyota spokesman John Hanson said in an email statement that the automaker was working with the U.S. safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on a probe related to the issue.
"Consumer Reports believes that Toyota should recall these cars," the magazine said. Toyota officials did not have an immediate comment. Consumer reports said Toyota's decisions were prompted partly by consumer complaints filed with U.S. safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
DETROIT, July 26- Nissan Motor Co has expanded by 226,326 vehicles a recall of older models equipped with defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp, Nissan said in an amended filing posted Saturday by U.S. safety regulators.
July 25- Japan's Mazda Motor Corp will broaden a recall of cars sold in the United States because an air-bag inflator, supplied by Japan's Takata Corp, could rupture and seriously injure occupants. The issue of ruptured inflators- which can hurl metal shrapnel at vehicle occupants- has bedeviled Takata and triggered the recall of millions of vehicles last year.
The repairs, paid for by GM, are modestly profitable, dealers say, helping to pay expenses as well as bringing in customers who might have been lost.