Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors are being investigated by U.S. prosecutors over if vehicle recalls were conducted appropriately, a person stated and documents reviewed by Reuters revealed. Shares of the South Korean firms dropped on Thursday on concerns the investigation could lead to fines and more recalls, while industry data revealing a sharp drop
General Motors’ joint venture in China, Shanghai GM, is going to recall over 3.3 million Buick, Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles from October 20 due to a defect with the suspension system, China’s market regulator stated on Saturday. The recall consists cars produced between 2013 and 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation stated. GM will
Germany’s KBA automotive watchdog has detected illegal emission-control software in Audi’s newest Euro-6 diesel models and has ordered a recall of 127,000 vehicles, Bild am Sonntag reported. Audi stated the models had been included in a voluntary recall of 850,000 diesel automobiles with V6 and V8 TDI engines revealed in July. “The engine control software
Federal safety authorities are investigating whether a Ford Motor transmission recall must be broadened to repair more than a million extra vehicles. Ford recalled 153,000 vehicles in 2016 as their automatic transmissions could all of a sudden shift into first gear, causing motorists to lose control. The recall concerned specific F-150 pickups, Ford Expedition and
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor will recall 106,340 Nissan cars in Russia, Russia’s technical security watchdog Rosstandart stated on Wednesday. Rosstandart stated the recall would impact Nissan Almera, Nissan Teana, Nissan Pickup, Nissan Tino, Nissan Patrol, Nissan Terrano II and Nissan X-Trall models produced from February 19, 2001 to November 28, 2012. The recall is to
British sportscar maker Aston Martin is recalling about 5,500 vehicles in the United States because of the problems with powertrains and battery cables, as per the files published on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) website. The recalls are expected to start on February 1, 2018, and come as the owners of the automaker
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor is going to recall 127,738 Nissan cars in Russia, Russia’s technical safety watchdog Rosstandart stated on Monday. Rosstandart noted the recall concerns Nissan Note and Nissan Tiida cars produced around August 30, 2008 to August 1, 2014, because of probable issues with the airbag safety device.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s U.S. unit stated on Friday it would recall about 1.8 million trucks in the United States, Canada, Mexico and some other countries to repair a part if not running could allow the motorist to shift out of park without depressing the brake pedal. The automaker stated it knew 7 possibly related
Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will recall 10,355 Jeep Grand Cherokee sports utility vehicles that were sold in Russia to validate if their brake-booster shields were set up properly, Russia’s standards agency stated on Monday. The recall will affect cars sold from November 2011 to September 2014, the company stated.
Nissan Motor stated on Thursday it was recalling almost 320,000 vehicles in Japan to repair defective coating in an electronic power unit that could trigger a short circuit and fire in the worst-case situation. The recall covers 6 models consisting of the Serena minivan in addition to minivans and vans made for Suzuki Motor and
Among General Motors’ China ventures will recall almost a million automobiles because of fuel tank problems, the nation’s quality watchdog said on Friday, the latest in a wave of significant vehicle recalls in China over the last couple of months. SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile is a three-way tie-up between SAIC Motor Corp, General Motors and Guangxi Automobile
Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 1,200 Jeep Compass sports utility vehicles (SUVs) sold in India, for replacing the front passenger air bag, stated FCA India. The recalls belong to a larger recall by the automaker. For the same reason, automaker on Wednesday recalled 7,000 U.S.-market SUVs and 1,000 vehicles sold in Canada and
Mazda Motor’s joint venture with FAW Group has started recalling 206,570 Mazda 6 cars due to a potential issue with the vehicle’s brake-assist system in cold weather, a Mazda representative stated on Tuesday. A brake-assist system in the affected midsize sedans might malfunction under very cold weather, he stated. The affected cars were produced in
Honda Motor’s joint-venture companies in China will recall an estimated of 254,650 Honda-brand vehicles starting on January 8, 2018, the Japanese automaker stated. The recall is to fix malfunctioning rear-view mirrors on the doors of Honda car models sold in China, consists of the Elysion and the Spirior, produced between 2013 and earlier this year,
Honda Motor stated on Saturday that it was recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not effectively latched after being adjusted. The automaker stated the recall covered 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey minivans, all but 2,000 of which concerns North America, and that it had 46 reports of small injuries associated with the