Business Events Product Recalls

  • General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working. The problem affects the 2013 models of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. A report filed with government regulators says a GM manager in Canada spotted the potential safety hazard last December.

  • DETAILS: "Step-iT" activity wristbands distributed by McDonald's restaurants from August 9 to August 17. They come in two styles_ "Activity Counter" and a motion-activated " Light-up Band." The Light-up Band comes in translucent plastic red, purple, or orange and blinks light with the child's movement.

  • NEW YORK— Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling more than 190,000 CX-7 sport utility vehicles because of a potentially dangerous steering control defect. In the latest recall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that water may enter the front suspension ball joint fittings. Owners will be notified and instructed to take their vehicles to a...

  • Aug 25- Whirlpool Corp, the world's largest maker of home appliances, is recalling 15,200 Whirlpool brand microwaves due to a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The formation of internal sparks when the product was being used could ignite a plastic component, posing a fire hazard, the CPSC said. Whirlpool has so far received...

  • Aug 24- Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles worldwide to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially cause a car to stall without warning. Ford said it would replace fuel-pump control modules in about 88,151 vehicles, including certain of its 2013-15 model year Ford Taurus sedans, Ford Flex crossover utility...

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    Ford Motor said on Wednesday it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles worldwide to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially cause a car to stall without warning.

  • Aug 24- Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles in North America to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially cause a car to stall without warning. Ford said it would replace fuel-pump control modules in about 88,151 vehicles, including certain of its 2013-15 model year Ford Taurus sedans, Ford Flex crossover utility...

  • DETROIT— Ford is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem. The recall covers certain Ford Taurus and Police Interceptor sedans, Ford Flex wagons, Lincoln MKS sedans and Lincoln MKT SUVs from the 2013 through 2015 model years. The company will notify customers to bring their...

  • SEOUL, Aug 24- Audi is recalling 1,534 A8 cars in South Korea due to a stalling problem, the transport ministry said on Wednesday, adding it was the first country where the German carmaker was recalling the model for such a defect. The Volkswagen division will expand the recall to the United States and other countries, South Korea said, in what would be a further blow...

  • ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps has been recalled

    Alex Toys recalled about 91,000 sets of toys in the U.S. on Tuesday, saying the toys posed a choking hazard to young children.

  • Recall on kids' toys in McDonald's Happy Meals

    McDonald's recalls toys in kids' Happy Meals.

  • McDonald's Happy Meal Fitness Trackers.

    McDonald's is recalling millions fitness bands that had been given away in Happy Meals because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children.

  • The company, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, received more than 70 reports of incidents after children wore the bands, including seven reports of blisters, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Step-It Fitness plastic wristbands, in blue, green, purple, orange and red, look like watches and are supposed to track physical activity.

  • NEW YORK— The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Hyundai and Mitsubishi are recalling certain car models because of problems the companies say can increase the risk of crashes. Hyundai is recalling 2013 models of the Elantra because the brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate, a condition that could lead to the brake light staying on or the...

  • The first-of-its-kind nearly 1,500- mile, nine stop trip over five days in a rented bus wrapped in NHTSA logos and safety messages, will take Rosekind from Miami to Fort Worth, Texas during the hottest time of the year. About half of vehicles checked in Miami on Tuesday and about half of 300 vehicles checked during an event in July in Atlanta showed uncompleted...

  • Hampton Creek CEO: I would do mayo buyback again

    Josh Tetrick, Hampton Creek Inc. CEO & CO-founder, defends the buybacks of their own vegan mayo product in 2014.

  • Ford recalls nearly 830K vehicles over faulty door latches

    The side door latches on affected vehicles could potentially unlatch while driving.

  • Intel recalls the Basis Peak smartwatch

    The chipmaker warns customers the watch can overheat, causing burns or blisters to the skin.

  • Aug 4- Ford Motor Co said it was recalling about 830,000 vehicles in North America to replace side-door latches that could unlatch while driving. Ford said the recall was focused primarily on some warm weather U.S. states and in Mexico. The recall includes 766,682 vehicles in the United States and territories and 61,371 in Mexico.

  • Aug 4- Ford Motor Co said it was recalling about 830,000 vehicles in North America to replace side-door latches that could unlatch while driving. The automaker said it had identified one reported accident and one reported injury that may be related to the defect. The recall includes all Ford vehicles of 2012-2016 model years and Lincoln vehicles of 2015 model...