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Business Events Product Recalls

  • FIAT CHRYSLER RECALLING 494,000 2013-2017 MODEL YEAR RAM PICKUP TRUCKS THAT COULD OVERHEAT, POSE FIRE RISK-- STATEMENT.

  • 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.

  • Sig Sauer P320

    Sig Sauer said "recent events indicate that dropping the P320 beyond U.S. standards for safety may cause an unintentional discharge."

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Nissan Motor Co on Tuesday agreed to pay $97.7 million to settle class-action claims of consumer economic loss in the United States tied to the recall of 4.4 million vehicles with Takata air bag inflators, court records show. In June, a federal judge in Miami granted preliminary approval to settlements with Toyota Motor Corp, Subaru Corp, BMW AG...

  • BEIJING, Aug 6- SAIC General Motors has started recalling 6,451 GL8 minivans in China due to problems with the vehicles' electronic steering software, the country's top quality watchdog said. The recall, which started on Friday, involves 2017 Buick GL8 vehicles made last year between June 6 and Dec. 6, China's General Administration of Quality Supervision,...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 4- General Motors Co is recalling nearly 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks worldwide that could lose power steering, according to documents made public Friday. The largest U.S. automaker said the 2014 model year trucks could suffer a temporary loss of electric power steering, especially during low-speed...

  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

    When some of Uber's Honda Vezel cars were recalled for a part that could overheat, Uber continued to buy the cars, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • 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...

  • *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, 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • *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...

  • 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.

  • A detail manager looks over a 2016 FCA US LLC Dodge Journey during a new vehicle delivery inspection at the Key Auto Mall car dealership in Moline, Illinois.

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling 1.33 million vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns for potential fire risks and inadvertent airbag deployments.