Product Recalls


  • DETROIT, July 8- Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp, the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.

  • There's one recall that GM has steadily resisted Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    A General Motors logo at the General Motors Technical Center, June 5, 2014 in Warren, Michigan.

    GM has resisted recalling certain pickups and SUVs, telling federal regulators that rusted brake lines are a routine maintenance issue.

  • *California is one of the biggest markets in U.S. for Honda. *Move comes after Honda learned of air bag incident in California. "While this case does not match the areas that NHTSA has determined, Honda is adding California into the areas in which it is conducting a regional recall in order to investigate the cause," the Honda spokeswoman said.

  • GM switch complaints began 17 years ago Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997.

  • Subaru recalling 660,238 US vehicles Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 8:10 AM ET
    The 2008 Subaru Outback is part of a 660,238 vehicle recall.

    Subaru of America is recalling 660,238 Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Forester vehicles registered in cold-weather U.S. states.

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- Stanley Black& Decker Inc is recalling about 108,000 Porter-Cable routers because the power tool's uninsulated handles pose a risk of electrical shock, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday.

  • GM recalls now touch nearly every single model Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:24 AM ET

    GM has not only been responsible for the lion's share of recalls in a record year, but it also recalled nearly every model that it makes.

  • DETROIT, July 1- Hyundai Motor Co is recalling 58,000 Elantra Touring cars in the United States and Canada from model years 2010 to 2012 because a support bracket to the car's headliner may become displaced during a side curtain air bag deployment, U.S. safety regulators said. A Hyundai spokesman said there have been no reports of injuries related to this issue.

  • Graco recalls parts for 1.9M infant car seats Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Graco Recall: 403,000 More Child Car Seats Added To Last Month's Recall.

    Graco is recalling approximately 1.9 million harness buckles after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation.

  • Total Recall: GM pushes 2014 recalls to record Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:29 AM ET
    The General Motors world headquarters.

    General Motors' Monday recall helped U.S. automakers secure a record none want to be part of, NBC News reports.

  • No June swoon for big 3 automakers     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports June auto sales numbers for General Motors, Ford and Chrysler were all broadly better than estimated.

  • Cramer: Recall fatigue     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reacts to GM's latest recall where 8.4 million vehicles were recalled due to ignition related issues. Cramer says it's undeniable this will impact GM somehow.

  • GM announces new recalls     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on General Motors' six new recalls involving vehicles in North America and overseas.

  • TIMELINE-GM's ignition-switch recall crisis Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    General Motors Co is grappling with a crisis over its decade-long failure to recall cars equipped with faulty ignition switches. It was only in February of this year that GM finally began recalling 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other older models equipped with the faulty switches.

  • DETROIT, June 30- U.S. safety regulators announced an expansion on Monday of a previous recall to include more model years of Fiat Chrysler vehicles that have ignition switches that can be inadvertently shut off.

  • DETROIT, June 30- General Motors Co's ongoing safety crisis over deadly ignition switches deepened on Monday with the recall of 8.23 million mostly older cars linked by the U.S. automaker to three deaths.

  • DETROIT, June 30- U.S. safety regulators on Monday announced an expansion of a previous recall to include more model years of Fiat Chrysler vehicles that have ignition switches that can be inadvertently shut off.


  • California DA sues GM for allegedly hiding issues Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 4:46 PM ET
    Tony Rackauckas

    A California district attorney announced a lawsuit accusing GM of threatening public safety by hiding defects that led to massive recalls.

  • June 30- A district attorney in California on Monday announced a lawsuit accusing General Motors of threatening public safety by concealing at least 35 safety defects that have prompted the recall of more than 17 million vehicles this year.