U.S. auto recalls record 53.2 million in 2016, beating 51.1 million of 2015

Takata air bag recalls

The U.S. Transportation Department stated car manufacturers recalled a record high 53.2 million vehicles in last year in the United States in part due to a massive expansion in callback to replace Takata air bag inflators. Under aggressive imposition by the Obama administration, automakers issued a record-setting 927 recall campaigns, boost of 7 percent over […]

Daimler to recall one million Mercedes worldwide, following 51 reported fires

Daimler

Daimler stated it will recall one million newer-model Mercedes-Benz automobiles globally because of the risk of fire, after 51 fires were reported. The German automaker said no injuries or deaths were reported associating with the cars that it will start recalling in the United States market in July when parts are available. A repair has […]