Business Events Product Recalls

  • DETROIT— In a story Oct. 12 about a Diono child seat recall, The Associated Press reported erroneously the production start date of the recalled models. The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. Documents posted Thursday by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— German automaker Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, is recalling more than a million vehicles worldwide over a wiring defect that could unexpectedly trigger the air bag. Germany's dpa news agency reported Monday that 400,000 of the vehicles were registered in Britain and several hundred thousand in Germany, with other countries to...

  • BERLIN/ WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Daimler AG is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles worldwide to address potential unintended air bag deployments, the German automaker said on Monday. The safety recall covers 495,000 vehicles in the United States, 400,000 in Britain, 76,000 in Canada and a few hundred thousand in Germany,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling 470,000 vehicles worldwide to replace a component that may inhibit deployment of the vehicles active head restraints in the event of a crash. The Italian-American automaker said it is unaware of any injuries or accidents related to the recall. The U.S. National Highway Traffic...

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 470,000 older vehicles worldwide to fix a problem with headrests that can malfunction in rear collisions. The recall covers certain 2012 Jeep Liberty SUVs and 2012 and 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger midsize sedans. Fiat Chrysler says a safety restraint control computer can degrade after several years of use.

  • More than 40,000 outlet converters are being recalled because they pose a shock and fire hazard. They were sold at Home Depot stores and at www.HomeDepot.com from February 2017 through July 2017. FOR MORE: Call Home Depot at 877-527-0313 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday or visit www.homedepot.com and click on "Product Recalls"...

  • 2010 BMW X3.

    BMW is recalling more than 85,000 SUVs in the U.S. because air bags might not inflate in a crash.

  • BEIJING, Oct 13- Mercedes-Benz, the luxury brand of German carmaker Daimler AG, and its Chinese joint ventures will recall 351,218 vehicles due to potential issues with air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp, China's quality watchdog said on Friday. Official Chinese estimates showed over 20 million cars in China had air bags made by Takata, which have been linked to...

  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk introduces the "falcon wing" door on the Model X electric sports-utility vehicle during a presentation in Fremont, California, on September 29, 2015.

    Tesla Inc. is recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs worldwide because their rear seats might not lock into place.

  • The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. Documents posted Thursday by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that when the seats are secured using a lap belt without the top tether, children over 65 pounds have an increased risk of chest injury in a crash.

  • Millions of children's plates and bowls are being recalled because a plastic layer can peel off, posing a choking hazard. Other recalled consumer products include toys that also can pose a choking hazard to infants. They were sold at Babies "R" Us, Target, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and at Amazon.com from October 2009 through October 2017.

  • Toys R Us recalls infant Wiggle Balls for choking hazard.

    Toys R Us has recalled nearly 30,000 wiggle balls that could pose a choking hazard for infants.

  • DETROIT— Mitsubishi is recalling 66,000 cars for a second time to replace faulty Takata front passenger air bag inflators. Mitsubishi says in government documents posted Thursday that it now has a permanent replacement part made by Daicel Corp. that doesn't use ammonium nitrate. The recall starts Oct. 22.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. arm said on Tuesday it is recalling nearly 710,000 sport utility vehicles to check shields that protect brake boosters for proper installation. FCA US was aware of a single potentially related accident, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Fiat Chrysler said the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • A worker installs parts on the engine of a Chrysler SUV as it moves along the assembly line at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit Michigan.

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced a recall of 700,000 sports utility vehicles that are at risk for a brake defect, Dow Jones reported Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 19- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Tuesday it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire. The recall includes 2013-2017 model year Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks with 6.7- liter diesel engines, including 443,000 vehicles in the United...

  • The Dodge Ram 3500.

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling 494,000 Ram pickup trucks, saying there is a possibility of the vehicle overheating and posing a fire risk.


  • A toy truck is tested for lead at the Port of Newark, NJ.

    Up to 400 products are recalled each year, from toys to clothing and electronics, and worth millions of dollars.

  • FDA approves new treatment for childhood leukemia

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including gene therapy for cancer and a recall on certain pacemakers.