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"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.
NEW YORK— Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry. Faulty air bags have already been blamed for the recall of millions of cars around the world in recent years, including those made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda and Toyota.
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.
High chairs that can potentially entrap a child and poses a strangulation hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include cribs and bar stools that can partially fall apart. They were sold at Walmart.com and Amazon.com from November 2012 to November 2013.
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.
FOX LAKE, Ill., July 25- The news about deadly crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch, followed by wave upon wave of recalls, did not bode well for General Motors dealers earlier this year. It conjured visions of worried, frustrated drivers pouring onto lots like Raymond Chevrolet, outside of Chicago.
BEIJING— General Motors Co. and its main Chinese partner are recalling nearly 20,000 imported Cadillac SRX sport utility vehicles and Chevrolet Camaros to replace defective seat bolts. This is GM's third recall in China in 14 months. In May 2013, they recalled imported SRX sport utility vehicles to adjust nuts on wheels.
Ignition switches have presented General Motors with significant safety issues this year. Here are details of the switch problems by the numbers, including new information filed Thursday in GM's second-quarter report to securities regulators:. The latest switch recall, of 7.2 million midsize cars including the Chevrolet Malibu, happened June 30.
DETROIT, July 24- General Motors Co reported a much lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for a compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.
DETROIT, July 24- General Motors Co reported a lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for its victims' compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.
WASHINGTON— The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Wednesday not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to potential risks of contamination. The agency says FDA inspectors recently uncovered unsanitary conditions at Unique Pharmaceuticals' plant in Temple, Texas.
DETROIT— General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors has issued 6 new recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the U.S.
DETROIT, July 22- Chrysler Group LLC said on Tuesday it is recalling 792,300 older-model Jeep SUVs for ignition switch problems, the second recall of its kind for the No. 3 U.S. automaker this year. Of the recalled models, 649,900 are in the United States, 28,800 are in Canada, 12,800 in Mexico and 100,800 outside of North America.
Chrysler will recall 792,300 vehicles to investigate whether it has faulty ignition switches, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau Chrysler will recall 792,300 vehicles to investigate whether it has faulty ignition switches.
Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.
DETROIT— The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler. Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" position, shutting off the engine and disabling air bags as well as power-assisted steering and braking.