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Business Events Product Recalls

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective. The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. Most of the trucks were sold in the U.S., but 46,220 are in Canada and 4,485 are in other markets.

  • 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.

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

  • More than 175,000 dressers are being recalled because they can tip if not anchored properly, posing a risk to children. They were sold at Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com from January 2013 through April 2016. HOW MANY: About 175,000 in the U.S. and about 3,000 in Canada.

  • A shopper approaches the Target store in Mount Kisco, New York.

    After receiving 12 reports of its four-drawer dresser falling or collapsing, Target says it is recalling nearly 180,000 of them.

  • NEW YORK— Target says it is recalling nearly 180,000 dressers because they can tip over and pose a risk to children. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says customers should stop using the $118 dresser immediately and return it to any Target store for a full refund. The dressers, which were sold at Target Corp. stores and Target.com between January 2013...

  • 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...