Product Recalls


  • TOKYO, June 11- Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 650,000 vehicles in Japan because of potentially defective airbags, expanding a costly recall it announced in 2013 because the supplier, Takata Corp, had not fully identified the problematic parts, the carmaker said on Wednesday.

  • Takeaways from GM shareholder meeting     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    General Motors held its annual shareholders meeting today. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports CEO Mary Barra is vowing to change the company culture.

  • GM shareholder meeting highlights     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the highlights from General Motors' annual shareholder meeting where CEO Mary Barra spoke about its compensation fund for victims.

  • DETROIT, June 10- General Motors Co plans no more employee dismissals relating to the company's handling of a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Tuesday.

  • DETROIT, June 10- General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Tuesday that no more employee dismissals were planned relating to the company's handling of a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Co in 2011 saw its shares fall when stores pulled some powdered versions of its Enfamil product over concerns about infection, although the FDA later said a recall was not needed. The new rule, the FDA said, is aimed at establishing "good manufacturing practices" that many companies have already adopted voluntarily.

  • DETROIT, June 6- General Motors Co on Friday announced four more recalls covering 105,688 cars and trucks globally, raising the number of recalls to 34 including the high-profile for defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • Chrysler recalls 10,700 SUVs Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    2014 Jeep Cherokees

    Chrysler said it was recalling about 10,700 SUVs to fix a defect that leads to unintended acceleration in cruise-control mode.

  • Barra came across as 'same old GM': PR expert     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    Discussing the results of General Motors' internal investigation, and the road ahead for its CEO Mary Barra, with David Johnson, Strategic Vision CEO, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.


  • LeBeau examines GM investigation     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports what General Motors CEO Mary Barra revealed about the internal investigation to the company's ignition switch recall performed by Anton R. Valukas.

  • Forbes contributor Micheline Maynard, discusses the GM investigation and shares what she expects from Kenneth Feinberg's victims compensation program.

  • GM investigation fallout     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau recaps the findings of GM's internal investigation. LeBeau also shows how GM's stock reacted to Mary Barra's statement.

  • Rep. Terry: Culture of cover up at GM     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Rep. Lee Terry, (R-Neb.), shares his thoughts on the results of GM's internal investigation and what Congress now seeks from General Motors and Mary Barra. Terry says there has been a culture of cover up and Congress will find out if it reached the top of the food chain.

  • Barra shouldn't play bankruptcy card: Attorney     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Attorney Robert Hilliard, Hilliard Munoz Gonzalez LLP, is the lawyer representing the families of 68 people allegedly killed because of the GM safety defect. Hilliard says if Barra is trying to do the right thing, she should not use bankruptcy as a defense to his clients.

  • GM opens door for lawyers: Analyst     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Discussing what the results of GM's internal investigation mean for the automakers stock, with Michael Ward, Sterne Agee auto analyst. Ward says today's news is negative because you have opened up the door for lawyers.

  • GM's culture question     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    John O'Dell, Edmunds senior editor, shares his thoughts on General Motors CEO Mary Barra's statements regarding GM's ignition switch recall. O'Dell says this is the kind of significant fault needed to make the kind of changes GM says it wants to make.

  • WARREN, Mich., June 5- General Motors Co suffered from "incompetence and neglect" in dealing with a long-running ignition-switch defect in vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths, CEO Mary Barra said on Thursday, as she announced the creation of a fund to compensate victims.

  • GM's Barra: Tragic set of serious mistakes     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:34 AM ET

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers questions about the kind of environment that led to the ignition errors, and who has left since the recall probe.

  • Cramer: Barra made strong statement     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Jim Cramer react to the "blunt" statements made by GM CEO Mary Barra about the automakers internal probe into its failed ignition switch.