Product Recalls


  • GM Barra's optimistic forecast   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    GM Barra's optimistic forecast

    Shares of General Motors are down more than 10 percent in the last year, which surprised some, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The company's CEO Mary Barra shared the company's 2015 outlook.

  • GM forecasts 16.5-17 million US sales   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 12:54 PM ET
    GM forecasts 16.5-17 million US sales

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra commented today on her first year leading the company. CNBC's Phil LeBeau says the company is confident about sales for 2015.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Jan 6- A recent wave of auto recalls may lead to even more flaws being discovered this year as drivers become alert to design faults, the top U.S. car safety official said on Tuesday. NHTSA has been accused of acting too slowly to prevent dangers involving Takata Corp air bags and General Motors Co ignition switches, and Rosekind said he must turn...

  • General Motors recalls trucks, SUVs   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    General Motors recalls trucks, SUVs

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors has issued an ignition switch recall for some vehicles from 2011 and 2012. The company had a total of 84 recalls in 2014.

  • Autos post strong finish despite record recalls   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Autos post strong finish despite record recalls

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a strong finish for the auto industry despite massive recalls in 2014.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 1- General Motors Co on Thursday announced three new recalls affecting nearly 84,000 sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks, saying their ignition systems may have problems that could affect engine power and air bag deployment. "Also, the timing of the key movement into the accessory position relative to crash sensing could result in the air...

  • Oh no! Another candy maker recalls caramel apples Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    A variety of caramel apples

    A third candy maker has recalled caramel apples that could be contaminated with the food poisoning bacteria Listeria, NBC News reports.

  • Ouch! Aston Martins recalled for smoldering seats Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    The V12 Vanquish S, Aston Martin

    Aston Martin has recalled 7,256 vehicles due to faulty electronic modules in their front seat heaters.

  • Porsche recalls 918 supercar for front axle defect Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    2015 Porsche Spyder

    Somehow, a supercar doesn't seem quite so super when it's being called back for recall repairs.

  • TOKYO, Dec 24- Takata Corp, the auto supplier embroiled in a global safety crisis, said Wednesday its president, Stefan Stocker, would step down and its chairman would assume the role to unify the company's response to the recall of millions of vehicles carrying defective air bags. Stocker, a Swiss national, joined Takata from privately-held supplier Robert Bosch...

  • What?! 80,000 pounds of bacon recalled because... Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    Florida company Abe's Finest Meats recalled more than 80,000 pounds of sliced bacon in Florida and Georgia due to a labeling issue.

  • Dec 23- Keurig Green Mountain Inc is recalling about 7.2 million single-serve brewing machines, the coffee company announced on Tuesday, warning that the machines could overheat and injure users by spraying hot liquids on them. The recall affects 6.6 million machines in the United States and 564,000 in Canada. Keurig has received about 90 reports of injuries...

  • Dec 23- Keurig Green Mountain Inc said it would recall about 7.2 million hot beverage-brewing machines that could overheat and cause injury by spraying hot liquids on users. The recall affects 6.6 million machines in the United States and 564,000 in Canada. Health Canada said Keurig had recorded 17 incidents of minor burns in Canada.

  • DETROIT, Dec 19- FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, on Friday expanded a U.S. regional recall of older cars with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags to a global action, affecting more than 3.3 million vehicles. The FCA total for Takata Corp- related recalls is now 3,672,770, including affected passenger-side airbags. The number of vehicles recalled...

  • Chrysler recalls trucks; drive shaft might fall off Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 9:18 AM ET
    A transmission for a Chrysler Ram 1500 truck goes through the assembly line at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

    Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 18- Mazda Motor Corp's Mexican arm is recalling around 2,800 cars to check for possible defects in Takata air bags, the company said, the second such recall by an automaker in Mexico in as many weeks. Mazda will be contacting owners of the Mazda6 sold between 2006 and 2008 in Mexico for a voluntary review, the company said in a statement emailed late on...

  • 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...