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South Korea fines Volkswagen and orders recall

South Korea fines Volkswagen and orders recall

The South Korean government has fined Volkswagen’s branch over the emission scandal and has ordered a recall for all the affected cars in the country. After the United States, South Korea is the second country fining Volkswagen AG over the misleading emission levels. The government has also ordered Volkswagen Korea […]

US: Ford issues two safety recalls

US: Ford issues two safety recalls

Ford has announced two recalls for the North American market, involving around 450,000 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models and only 13 Ford F-650 trucks. The first recall made by Ford is targeting approximately 450,000 2010-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles for a potential issue with the fuel tank. […]

Vauxhall recalls Zafira B models for fire-related incidents

Vauxhall recalls Zafira B models for fire-related incidents

GM’s Vauxhall British brand is recalling 220,000 models of Zafira B to investigate fire-related issues after numerous reports of worrisome incidents. Vauxhall is bound to recall for inspection around 220,000 of its Zafira B after many incident reports revealed some very serious fire-related issues. According to initial investigations by the […]

Takata receives a $200 million penalty from NHTSA

Takata receives a $200 million penalty from NHTSA

NHTSA has just fined Takata with a $200 million penalty over its deadly faulty airbags, but the Japanese company can get away with just $70 million if complies immediately. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration imposes a 200 million dollars fine through two orders, being the largest civil penalty in NHTSA’s […]

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 […]