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US: Auto recalls hit another record in 2015, NHTSA says

US: Auto recalls hit another record in 2015, NHTSA says

Last year was the second one in a row in which automakers recalled a record number of cars in the United States, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. 2015 was an all-time high in terms of automotive recalls in the US, as more than more than 51 million vehicles […]

NHTSA wants improved safety procedures

NHTSA wants improved safety procedures

The US auto regulators are prompting the auto industry for more safety procedures and plans a meeting with major automakers for a voluntary agreement on taking this step. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges the world’s largest automakers to do more on safety procedures by improving recall completion rates, […]

Recall roundup: MINI cars for steering issue

Recall roundup: MINI cars for steering issue

BMW of North America has announced a recall for several model year MINIs because of a problem with their steering. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the affected cars may have temporary or permanent loss of electro hydraulic steering assistance and this can increase the effort required of […]

Recall roundup: Jeep Cherokee for air conditioning lines

Recall roundup: Jeep Cherokee for air conditioning lines

FCA US LLC is announcing yet another voluntary recall, this time for the Jeep Cherokee vehicles, because of the air conditioning lines. According to the North American based automaker, certain Jeep Cherokee units may have the air conditioning lines installed close to the engines’ exhaust manifolds and this may turn […]

Recall roundup: 1.37m old Mazda cars

Recall roundup: 1.37m old Mazda cars

Mazda has announced a recall for several older vehicles because of the ignition switch problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, owners of these cars will be contacted by Mazda because their vehicles have the grease applied to the contact points inside the ignition switch which may overheat […]

US: regulators say five carmakers make up the bulk of Takata airbag recall

US: regulators say five carmakers make up the bulk of Takata airbag recall

US auto safety regulator the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced the comprehensive airbag recall from Japanese auto safety parts supplier Takata Corp mainly covers five of the affected 11 automakers. Since 2008, Japanese parts manufacturer Takata and its affected auto partners have been recalling millions of vehicles […]

Recall roundup: 6.5m Toyota cars

Recall roundup: 6.5m Toyota cars

Toyota is announcing a recall covering no less than 6.5 million vehicles because of a problem with the power window switches. Approximately 6.5 million Toyota cars are being affected by a problem with the power window switches. This has led the Japanese based automaker into announcing a massive recall. The […]