DETROIT— Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from "on" to "accessory."» Read More
NEW YORK— About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs. They were sold at Kawasaki dealers from October 2011 to July 2013 for about $13,400. Owners of the recalled vehicles should stop using it and contact a Kawasaki dealer, or call 866-802-9381, to get a free repair.
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— Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
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.
The recall covers the Verona from the 2004-2006 model years. All the cars were made by General Motors in Korea. Suzuki says there were no fires reported in Verona models.
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.
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.