Business Events Product Recalls

  • General Motors plans to recall nearly 50,000 sport utility vehicles made for police departments and other government agencies because of a hazard in the cooling system. The problem affects the 2010 through 2014 models of the Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit SUV. A GM notice sent to government regulators warned that the affected vehicles' cooling fan could...

  • DETROIT— The Takata tally: 42 million vehicles to be recalled, up to 69 million air bag inflators to be replaced. That's what the government said Friday will be the end result of the series of recalls of defective air bag inflators made by the Japanese auto parts supplier. They are responsible so far for at least 11 deaths and about 180 injuries in the U.S., and at least 5...

  • Playground slides sold to municipalities and schools are being recalled because of a defect that can cause a finger amputation. DETAILS: Lightning Slide stainless steel playground slides sold by independent distributors to parks, schools and municipalities from November 2000 through October 2016. FOR MORE: Call Playworld at 800-233-8404 from 8 a.m. to...

  • Mark Rosekind, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speaks during a news conference on Takata airbags at the Department of Transportation, May 4, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. signaled a widening of the auto industry's largest ever recall of defective Takata air bag inflators.

  • DETROIT— The U.S. government is trying to get automakers to move faster to fix 42 million vehicles that are being recalled because of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. Expressing renewed concern about the pace of the recall, which is the largest ever for the U.S. auto industry, officials from the National Highway Safety Administration released a...

  • People stand in front of a Galaxy Note 7 advertisement at a Samsung store.

    This shutdown of the phone appears to be Samsung's last effort to get all Note 7s back in its possession, The Verge reports.

  • Samsung may release all-screen front Galaxy S8

    Bloomberg reports the company is planning to unveil an all-screen phone with no home button.

  • Remington hits back at rifle settlement critics

    The company says some hold 'ulterior motives' for objecting to the class action settlement.

  • DETROIT— Hyundai is recalling more than 41,000 older minivans because the hoods can fly open while they're being driven. Hyundai says a secondary hood latch can rust and remain in the unlatched position. The cold-weather states include Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,...

  • NEW YORK— Playworld Systems Inc. is recalling 1,300 slides that are used in school and municipal playgrounds after a defect caused two finger amputations in children. They were sold to parks, schools and municipalities for between $1,500 through $4,000. Playworld, based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, is contacting consumers who purchased the slides directly.

  • A customer checks an iPhone 6s at an Apple store.

    Apple said Tuesday that the issue may extend beyond iPhones manufactured in September or October of 2015, USA Today reports.

  • A customer selects a frozen ready meal from the freezer cabinets at a supermarket.

    The recall includes a variety of ready-to-eat chicken products produced between August 20, 2016 to November 30, 2016, reports Today.

  • DETAILS: The recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70- pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima. They were sold at AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in...

  • Ford recalls 680,000 cars to fix seat belt issue

    Shares of Ford are falling on the company's recall of 680,000 cars. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.

  • Apple and Samsung's product shortages may test customer loyalty

    The two electronics brands could lose some customers due to a shortage of products this holiday season.

  • Ford recalls 650K cars over seat belt issue

    The automaker warns seat belts in certain models may not function properly in the event of a crash.

  • 2014 Lincoln MKZ.

    Ford said it is aware of two accidents and two injuries associated with the issue.

  • DETROIT— Ford is recalling more than 680,000 midsize sedans mainly in North America because the front seat belts may not hold people in a crash. The recall is expected to begin on Jan. 16. Most of the cars are in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

  • NEW YORK— In a story Nov. 25 about the week's consumer product recalls, The Consumer Product Safety Commission incorrectly listed a laptop battery recall. NEW YORK— Several brands of powdered carpet cleaner are being recalled this week because they could contain harmful bacteria. DETAILS: This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side...

  • Toyota recalls 744K Sienna minivans in US

    The car manufacturer warns the sliding door could open while driving in model year 2011 to 2016 Toyota Sienna vehicles.