SEAT BELT RECALL: Toyota Recalls 2.9 million SUVs for Potential Safety Issue

TORRENCE, Japan (February 18, 2016) –– Roughly 2.9 million Toyota SUVs in North America, Japan, China, Europe and other regions are being recalled due to a potential for seat belts to fail in a collision, according to a press release by Toyota Motors Sales USA Inc. The recall was prompted by a crash in Canada where a passenger was killed … Read More

Dailmer AG Recalls 840,000 Cars and Vans for Takata Airbag Problem

Daimler AG has issued a recall of roughly 705,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and roughly 136,000 Daimler vans in the United States after learning the vehicles are equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) alerted Daimler of the airbag issue leading to today’s announcement. The cost of the recall has been estimated at about €340 million. … Read More

New 2016 Honda Civics Recalled for Potential Engine Failure

Roughly 45,000 newly redesigned 2016 Honda Civics have been recalled in the U.S. (34,000) and Canada (11,000) due to a potential for engine failure or fire due to an installation mistake. The 2-liter four-cylinder engines were found to have a clip that was missing or improperly installed around its pistons when the vehicles were made in the factory, according to … Read More

5 Million Airbag Control Units Recalled by Continental Automotive

At least nine injuries have been linked to an electronic defect in airbags manufactured by Hannover, German manufacturer Continental Automotive Systems prompting a recall of 5 million vehicles worldwide among several manufacturers including Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes Benz. Roughly 1.5 million to 2 million of the vehicles subject to recall are expected to be in the United States. The … Read More