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  • July 27- Honda Motor Co said on Thursday that a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in car crash last week in Florida, in what could be the 19th death worldwide linked to faulty airbags recalled as part of the largest automotive safety campaign in history. Last week, authorities in Australia said the death of a Sydney man earlier this month was likely the result of a...

  • July 27- Honda Motor Co said on Thursday that a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in car crash last week in Florida, in what could be the 19th death worldwide linked to faulty airbags recalled as part of the largest automotive safety campaign in history. Last week, authorities in Australia said the death of a Sydney man earlier this month that police said was likely...

  • DETROIT— Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture. The recall involves the 2014 F-Series pickup, 2014 E-Series van, 2014-2015 Ford Escape and the 2015 Lincoln MKC SUV. Most of the affected vehicles are in the U.S., but there are 20,681 in Canada and 1,510 in Mexico.

  • New York has had 13 reported cases and New Jersey has had 12. Virginia has had six, Maryland has had five Pennsylvania has had four. Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Texas and Utah have had one each. The FDA said San Juan, Texas- based Grande Produce has initiated a limited recall of its Caribena brand Maradol papayas that were distributed...

  • *Sydney car crash death may be 18th linked to Takata airbags. SYDNEY, July 24- Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was investigating the recall of Takata Corp vehicle airbags, a day after police said the death of man in a Sydney car crash was likely due to a faulty airbag. The death of the man in Sydney this month, which involved a Honda CRV fitted with...

  • SYDNEY— Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags. Australian consumer magazine Choice discovered car makers were refitting faulty Takata air bags in recalled...

  • SYDNEY, July 24- Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was investigating the recall of Takata Corp vehicle airbags, a day after police said a man's death in a Sydney car crash could be linked to the faulty safety equipment. Choice estimates that more than two-thirds of the cars recalled in Australia still have not had their faulty airbags replaced.

  • July 24- Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was investigating the recall of Takata Corp vehicle airbags, a day after police said a man's death in a Sydney car crash could be linked to the faulty safety equipment. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it was seeking information from both the government department responsible...

  • July 24- Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it is investigating the recall of Takata Corp vehicle airbags, a day after police said a man's death in a Sydney car crash could be linked to the faulty safety equipment. More than 2.3 million vehicles in Australia have been targeted in a recall since 2009, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

  • More than 15,000 toys are being recalled this week because parts can break off and pose a choking hazard to infants. Other recalled consumer products include off-highway vehicles and scarves. They were sold at toy stores nationwide and online at www.manhattantoy.com and other websites from May 2015 through September 2016.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- Ford Motor Co will petition to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata air-bag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week, U.S. regulators and the automaker said Friday. Separately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Nissan Motor Co had agreed to recall 515,394...

  • Earlier this month, Takata filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall from Ford, Nissan and Mazda. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said that Takata tests showed the inflator propellant can degrade and will pose a safety risk if the inflators aren't replaced. Nissan agreed to recall about...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- Ford Motor Co will petition to avoid an immediate recall of about 2.2 million vehicles with Takata air-bag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week, U.S. regulators and the automaker said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Nissan Motor Co had agreed to recall 515,394 2007-2011...

  • The free program, which will apply to Europe and other markets outside the U.S. and Canada, applies to cars with six-cylinder and eight-cylinder diesel engines. On Tuesday, Daimler said it will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance. Separately, five German automakers—...

  • Some customers were buying it to help in the bedroom, but FDA spokeswoman Lyndsay Meyer said it is not clear if the product works like Viagra. No injuries have been reported, but the FDA says the undeclared ingredient could interact with prescription medicine and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. The FDA advised customers not to purchase the coffee last...

  • *Takata has yet to prove its new air bag inflators are safe. TOKYO, July 19- Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future. "Absent proof that the other desiccated...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance, the company said Tuesday in the wake of widespread public debate over the future of diesel. The Stuttgart- based company said it was taking the step to reassure drivers and strengthen...

  • More than 20,000 propane cylinders that can leak gas and explode are among this week's recalled consumer products. They were sold at stores including Ace Hardware and Home Depot and online, from November 2013 through September 2016. HOW MANY: About 24,000 in the U.S. and about 1,100 in Canada.

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- Honda Motor Co said on Friday it would recall about 2.1 million vehicles worldwide to replace battery sensors due to the risk of fire. Chris Martin, a spokesman for the Japanese automaker said the recall would include 1.15 million Honda Accord vehicles from the 2013-2016 model years in the United States, and nearly 1 million elsewhere, to...

  • The 2015 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 Coupe.

    Honda is recalling 1.2 million Accord midsize cars because a battery sensor can short out and potentially cause a fire.