Nissan Motor stated on Friday it will recall 150,000 additional vehicles in Japan because of improper final inspections prior they were delivered from two Japanese manufacturing plants. “Nissan has newly found several non-conformities that may have caused inaccurate pass/fail judgments,” the automaker stated in a press release. The recent “non-conformities” involved inspections of brakes, steer wheels,
Several European nations have either ordered vehicle recalls by automakers over diesel emissions cheating or prepare to do so, German weekly Bild am Sonntag reported without mentioning sources. The paper stated France had identified issues over Nissan’s Juke model along with the Renault Captur and Kadjar models. It also stated the Netherlands has ordered the
Russia’s standards agency stated on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 62,357 Mazda cars sold from May 2006 to November 2014. The cars were recalled due to a possible airbag issue, the agency stated. The recall covers models Mazda 2, Mazda 6, Mazda CX-7 and Mazda BT-50, it stated.
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
Mazda Motor on Thursday stated it planned to recall around 640,000 vehicles worldwide to resolve issues including a problem with the valve springs used in its diesel engines. The Japanese automaker stated it would recall around 230,000 vehicles at home and an estimated of 410,000 units in overseas markets, except the United States, where Mazda
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated it was investigating if General Motors should recall another 1.7 million sport utility vehicles because of an issue with windshield wiper failures. GM, the largest U.S. automaker, had earlier recalled 367,800 2013 GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox SUVs in the United States in August 2016 to address the
Ford Motor stated Thursday it will recall almost 1.5 million cars in North America to address a defective part that could lead to engine stalls. The second largest U.S. automaker stated it is calling back 2012 through 2018 model year Ford Focus cars that have 2.0-liter GDI and 2.0-liter GTDI engines for a malfunctioning valve
Nissan is recalling over 215,000 sedans and crossovers in the United States to repair a anti-lock-braking-system part that can ignite under the hood, as per the filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is the second time Nissan has attempted to repair vehicles with defective ABS actuators—the component that pulses the brake
German automaker BMW is going to recall over 139,000 of its 3-series cars in China from November 9, due to a defect in the air-conditioning system, the market regulator stated. The recall concerns 89,309 vehicles produced in China from May 2005 to July 2011, and 50,143 imported vehicles manufactured from January 2005 to July 2011,
General Motors is recalling 1.205 million pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles globally because of the issues with a temporary loss of power steering, the U.S. automaker stated on Thursday. The recall concerns certain 2015 Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac pickup trucks and SUVs, and consists of 1.02 million vehicles in the United States. GM spokesman
Ford Motor stated on Thursday it is going to recall 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America due to a seat belt problem that could generate a lot of sparks and cause fires. The U.S. automaker stated it is aware of 17 reports of smoke or fire in the United States and six in
Toyota Motor stated on Wednesday it prepared to recall around 1.03 million vehicles, consisting its gasoline-hybrid Prius model, in Japan, North America, Europe and other regions due to a concern with the engine wire harness which can pose a fire risk. After a domestic recall announcement by Japan’s transport ministry, Toyota stated that in affected
Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 9,000 of its 2018 GLE and GLS SUVs due to a brake issue. The rear brakes may not engage completely due to a faulty part, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated. In addition, the vehicles’ electronic stability control may not engage completely, and drivers may notice that the
Volkswagen has to recall an estimated 700,000 Tiguan and Touran cars globally because of a possible lighting defect, German trade magazine Kfz-Betrieb reported on Monday. The magazine reported that humidity can result in a short circuit at the panoramic roof’s light strip of the impacted vehicles. A short circuit in the LED-module could lead scorching
Russia’s standards agency stated on Tuesday it had been told about the recall of 3,968 Ford cars sold from 2011 and 2016. The cars, consisting of the Focus, C-Max, Mondeo and Kuga models were recalled due to a possible issue with the clutch pressure plates, the agency stated.