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    IHS Markit launches 2021 OEM-Supplier Relations (SuRe) survey
    The automotive industry’s global survey of OEM-supplier relations has returned, giving tier-one suppliers the opportunity to express their views and opinions on their relationship with every major OEM from today (April 12). IHS Markit's unique SuRe (Supplier Relations) Index scores and ranks OE...
    12-Apr-2021 News OEM Purchasing Pinned
    Android’s grip tightens on automotive OS
    Android Automotive has taken the automotive headunit by storm. From its initial introduction in early 2017 until now, six global automakers across more than 10 brands have signed on, accounting for nearly one-fifth of all vehicles once fully rolled out. The significance of Android Automotive lies wi...
    Toyota recalls more than 279,000 vehicles in US over wire harness issue
    Toyota is conducting a safety recall affecting approximately 279,000 vehicles in the United States over airbag issue, the automaker announced in a press release on 13 April 2021. The recall involves certain model year (MY) 2009–15 Toyota Venza vehicles. Significance: The subject vehicles have a...
    19-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    Subaru recalls 871,205 vehicles in US over engine control module, rear stabilizer bar issues
    Subaru has issued two separate recalls affecting 871,205 vehicles in the United States over issues with engine control module (ECM) and rear stabilization bars, Automotive News reported on 15 April. The recalls involve certain model year (MY) 2017–19 Impreza sedan and hatchback and MY 2018–19 Cr...
    16-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 60,678 vehicles in US over steering issue
    General Motors is recalling 60,678 vehicles in the United States over a steering issue, according to a recall notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) website on 25 March. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon veh...
    14-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 2,508 vehicles in Australia over eMMC malfunction
    Tesla is recalling 2,508 vehicles in Australia over an issue with embedded Multimedia Card (eMMC), according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 8 April 2021. The recall affects model year (MY) 2014–18 Tesla Model S and MY 2016–18 Tesla Model X equip...
    13-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    BMW recalls 16,850 vehicles in Australia over issue with blower controller
    BMW has issued a recall of 16,850 vehicles in Australia over an issue with the blower controller, according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 12 April 2021. The recall affects model year (MY) 2007–10 BMW E70 X5 and BMW E71 X6 vehicles. Significanc...
    12-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 1,222 vehicles in US over airbag issue
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling 1,222 vehicles in the United States over an airbag issue, according to a report by cars.com on 7 April, citing a recall notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. The recall affects model year (MY) 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicl...
    09-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 38,407 vehicles in US over issue with rearview camera
    Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall affecting 38,407 vehicles in North America over issue with rearview camera, the automaker announced in a press release on 2 April 2021. The recall covers 34,975 vehicles in the United States and federal territories, 3,053 in Canada and 379 in Mexico. The re...
    05-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 19,214 vehicles in US over risk of fire
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling 19,214 vehicles in the United States over the risk of fire, according to a recall notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) website on 11 March. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2021 Ram 2500, 3500, and ...
    01-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    Honda recalls 761,000 vehicles globally to replace fuel pumps
    Honda will recall about 761,000 vehicles globally to replace fuel pumps, according to a report by Automotive News on 30 March. The recall covers certain Accord, Civic, CR-V, Fit, Pilot, Ridgeline, MDX, RDX, and TLX vehicles. The recall involves 628,000 units of model year 2018–20 Acura and Honda v...
    31-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Audi recalls 153,152 in US over airbag issue
    Audi has issued a recall for more than 153,152 in the United States over issue with airbag, according to a Reuters report on 28 March citing a recall notice on the website of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall affects 153,152 units of Audi A3 sedans and its variant...
    30-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Mazda recalls 2,668 vehicles in Australia over issue with boot's power liftgate
    Mazda has issued a recall of 2,668 vehicles in Australia over an issue with boot’s power liftgate, according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 21 March 2021. The recall affects model year 2020 Mazda CX-30 (DM) Astina vehicles. Significance: In&nbs...
    29-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    BAIC recalls 31,963 EVs in mainland China due to battery defects
    BAIC is recalling 31,963 electric vehicles (EVs) in mainland China due to battery defects, according to a report by Yicai Global 24 March. BAIC’s three subsidiaries will recall the certain EVs manufactured between 1 November 2016 and 21 December 2018. Significance: The recall is due to a potent...
    26-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Stellantis recalls 20,000 Ram pickup and chassis cab trucks globally over fire risk
    Stellantis is recalling more than 20,000 heavy-duty Ram diesel trucks globally over an issue that could cause an engine compartment fire, according to a report by Automotive News on 24 March. the recall affects certain model year (MY) 2021 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and 3500, 4500, and 5500 chassis c...
    25-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 94,641 vehicles in North America over seatbelts issue
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 94,641 vehicles in North America over seatbelt issue, according to a recall notice on the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. The recall covers certain model year (MY) 2021 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban and Ta...
    25-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls 95,198 vehicles in US to replace ABS module
    Hyundai has issued new recalls impacting a total of 95,198 cars in the United States to replace anti-lock braking system (ABS) module, according to a report by CNET on 18 March citing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall involves certain model year (MY) 2017–20 G8...
    22-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Indian government notifies rules for mandatory recall of defective vehicles
    The Indian government has notified its recall policy for defective vehicles by automakers, The Economic Times reported on 17 March. According to the notification by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH), automakers will have to recall vehicles in case the number of complaints about a d...
    18-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Nissan recalls 26,156 vehicles in US to replace front passenger airbag module
    Nissan is recalling 26,156 vehicles in the United States to replace the front passenger airbag module, according to a recall notice on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) website on 4 March. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2006–08 INFINITI FX35 and...
    16-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz to recall 2.6 million vehicles in mainland China over software design issue
    German automaker Mercedes-Benz will recall 2.6 million vehicles in China due to an issue regarding a software design, Reuters reported on 12 March, citing mainland China’s State Administration for Market Regulation. Software may fail to communicate a vehicle’s correct location in the event of a ...
    15-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Ford to launch recall of 2.9 million vehicles to replace defective airbag inflators from Takata
    Ford will proceed with the previously announced recall of 2.9 million vehicles equipped with defective airbag inflators after its petition was turned down by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in January 2021, the automaker said in a press release on 12 March. The US automake...
    15-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 380,000 vehicles in US over fire risk
    Kia is recalling nearly 380,000 vehicles in the United States over fire risk, according to a report by Associated Press on 9 March 2021. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2017–21 Sportage sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and MY 2017–19 Cadenza sedans. The company says the recalled vehicles...
    11-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Nissan recalls 854,113 vehicles in North America over brake light issue
    Nissan is recalling 854,113 vehicles in North America over brake light issue, according to a report by Automotive News Canada on 9 March 2021. The recall involves certain model year (MY) 2016–19 Sentra compact sedans, covering 807,376 vehicles in the United States and 46,737 in Canada. Signific...
    10-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai Motor to share EV battery recall cost with LG Energy Solutions
    Hyundai Motor has agreed to share the cost of replacing batteries on its recalled electric vehicles (EVs) with LG Energy Solutions, according to a report by Just-Auto. According to the agreement, Hyundai is expected to pay 30% of the cost of battery replacement, which would amount to about USD886 mi...
    09-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Ford delays Mustang Mach-e deliveries in US
    Ford is delaying deliveries of some 4,500 Mustang Mach-E in the United States, according to a report by The Detroit News on 4 March 2021. The automaker did not specify the issue, which is causing the delivery delays. However, Ford said that additional quality checks are being performed on the subjec...
    US NHTSA probes nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4s for fire risk
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 vehicles for fire risk, according to a report by Associated Press on 1 March. Toyota RAV4s that have battery frames that may result in the sudden loss of electrical power, vehic...
    02-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Continental recalls around 94,000 passenger vehicle and light truck tires in US
    Continental has announced a voluntary recall program involving approximately 94,000 Continental, General, and Barum brand passenger vehicle tires, according to a press release on 25 February. The affected tires were produced at the company’s Mt. Vernon, Illinois plant and sold to vehicle manufactu...
    01-Mar-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls nearly 82,000 EVs globally to replace battery systems
    Hyundai is recalling nearly 82,000 electric vehicles (EVs) globally due to fire risks, according to a Reuters report on 24 February. The recall is one of the first mass battery pack replacements conducted by a major automaker. The recall affects the Kona EVs, some of which were first recalled in lat...
    25-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls more than 40,000 SUVs in US over software glitch
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 41,838 model year (MY) 2020 and 2021 GLE and GLS models in the United States over an issue with the Electronic Stability Program software, Bloomberg reported on 20 February. The fault can cause the vehicle to move to one side, increasing the risk of a crash. Mer...
    23-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 87,350 vehicles in North America over windshield adhesion
    Ford has issued a safety recall in North America affecting 87,350 vehicles over windshield adhesion issue, the automaker announced in a press release on 22 February 2021. The recall affects certain model year 2020–21 Ford F-Series vehicles, involving 79,017 vehicles in the United States and federa...
    23-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 101,593 vehicles in Canada over airbags issue
    General Motors is recalling 101,593 vehicles in Canada over airbags issue, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 5 February 2021. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2007–09 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Silverado, Ch...
    22-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 153,000 vehicles in North America over defective airbag inflators
    Ford has lost track of some older Takata airbags that can explode and hurl shrapnel, so the automaker is recalling more than 154,000 vehicles in North America to check for them, according to a Reuters report on 18 February. The automaker has issued two recalls as it can't find 45 obsolete airbags th...
    19-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 10,303 vehicles in US over issue with steering knuckles
    Volkswagen is recalling 10,303 vehicles in the United States over issue with steering knuckles, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 27 January. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2021 Atlas and 2020–21 ...
    16-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 24,550 vehicles in US over seatbelt problem
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 24,550 vehicles in the United States over seatbelt problem, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 29 January. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2017–21 C300, 2017–2...
    16-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 1.29 million vehicles in US over eCall system failure
    Mercedes-Benz USA has issued a recall pof 1.29 million vehicles in the United States over a failure in the eCall system, according to a Reuters report on 13 February. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2016-2021 CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Clas...
    15-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla to recall 36,000 Model S, Model X vehicles in mainland China over memory card issues
    US electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla is recalling 36,000 imported Model S and Model X vehicles in mainland China over multimedia memory card issues, according to a report by Yicai Global on 5 February. The recall covers 20,428 units of Model S cars produced between September 2013 and February...
    10-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 42,887 vehicles in US over risk of overheating of clutch pressure plate
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall notice for 42,887 vehicles in the United States over the risk of the overheating of the clutch pressure plate, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 28 January 2021. The re...
    09-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 30,938 vehicles in Canada to update engine control module
    Kia is recalling 30,938 vehicles in Canada over a problem in the engine control module, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 1 February 2021. The recall affects certain model year 2016–18 Kia Forte and MY 2014–15 Rondo vehicles. The recall only affects vehicles equippe...
    08-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla agrees to recall 135,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over touchscreen issue
    Tesla has agreed to recall around 135,000 Model S and Model X vehicles due to an issue with the touchscreen, Reuters reported on 2 February. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), stated that the touchscreen can fail when a memory chip runs out of storage capacity. This could le...
    03-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Xpeng recalls nearly 14,000 vehicles in mainland China to replace inverters
    Xpeng Motors will recall 13,399 electric vehicles (EVs) in mainland China to replace inverters, Yicai Global reported on 29 January. The recall affects G3 electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) over the risk of loss of power while driving, according to the repot citing a statement on the websit...
    01-Feb-2021 News Recalls
    Nissan recalls nearly 354,000 vehicles globally over brake light switch defect
    Nissan is recalling more than 354,000 vehicles globally over brake lights issue, Associated Press reported on 28 January. The recall covers certain Pathfinders from the 2013 through 2015 model years. Some of these vehicles are being recalled for a second time over the same issue. The model year (MY)...
    29-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Mitsubishi recalls 9,000 vehicles in Vietnam to replace fuel pumps
    Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam Co. Ltd. has begun recalling 9,066 units of the Mitsubishi Xpander and Outlander models in order to replace fuel pumps. Mitsubishi stated that the reason for this recall is that fuel pump inside the gas tank may stop working, resulting in an inability to start or shut-off t...
    26-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Airbag recall to cost Ford USD610 million
    Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asked Ford to recall nearly 3 million vehicles in the United States to replace defective airbag inflators supplied by erstwhile Japan-based supplier Takata Corporation. On 21 January, the automaker said in a regulatory filing that...
    25-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls 2,341 vehicles in Australia over seatbelt issue
    Toyota has issued a recall of 2,341 vehicles in Australia over an issue with the seatbelt, according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 19 January. The recall affects 806 units of model year (MY) 2020 Toyota Yaris Cross (MXPB10) and 1,535 units of ...
    25-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 56,000 Golf hatchbacks over software issues
    Volkswagen (VW) will recall 56,000 units of its Golf hatchbacks to fix software problems affecting the infotainment system and reversing camera, Reuters reported on 12 January. The report adds that the fix affects vehicles of the Golf 8 series made until July 2020. As quoted by in the article, ...
    22-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    NHTSA asks Ford to recall 3 million vehicles over airbag issue
    The US auto safety regulator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Ford to recall nearly 3 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbags, according to a Reuters report on 19 January. NHTSA denied petitions filed by Ford and Mazda in which the automakers sou...
    20-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls 144,700 vehicles in Canada over issue with ABS
    Hyundai has issued a recall of 144,700 vehicles in Canada over a problem in the control module for the antilock brake system (ABS), according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 30 December 2020. The recall affects certain model year 2016–21 Tucson vehicles. Significance: This...
    20-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    US NHTSA asks Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over touchscreen failures
    The US safety agency National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Tesla to recall around 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over media control unit (MCU) failures, Reuters reported on 14 January 2021. MCU failures could pose safety risks as it could result in failure of touchsc...
    15-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 9,279 vehicles in US to replace roof-rail airbag modules
    General Motors has issued a recall notice for 9,279 vehicles in the United States to replace roof-rail airbag (RRAB) modules, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 25 November 2020. The recall is expected began on 22 December 202...
    06-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 561 vehicles in Canada over brake caliper issue
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 561 vehicles in Canada over brake caliper issue, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 4 January. The recall affects certain model year 2019–20 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. This recall only affects certain vehicles equipped with an...
    06-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Ford to recall 1,339 Lincoln vehicles in mainland China over issue with driveshafts
    Ford will recall 1,339 Lincoln vehicles in mainland China over issue with driveshafts, according to a report by Xinhua on 1 January 2021 citing China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR). The recall affects imported Lincoln Aviator SUVs produced between 24 August and 30 September...
    05-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 29,344 vehicles in US over issue with engine cover
    Ford has issued a recall notice for 29,344 vehicles in the United States over issue with engine cover, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 17 December 2020. The recall is expected to begin 8 February 2021. The action affects ce...
    05-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    BMW recalls 936 vehicles in mainland China over defective on-board diagnostics system
    BMW is recalling 936 vehicles in mainland China due to defective on-board diagnostics (OBD) system, Xinhua news agency reported on 21 December citing Chinese market regulator, the State for Market Regulation, as source. The affected vehicles include imported X5M, X6M, M5 and M8 models, produced betw...
    04-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 40,126 vehicles in Canada over issue with power steering control unit
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 40,126 vehicles in Canada over power steering issue, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 21 December. The recall affects certain model year 2013 through 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA, CLA Class and B Class vehicles. This recall only affects v...
    04-Jan-2021 News Recalls
    BMW recalls 812 vehicles in US over electrical system issue
    BMW has issued a recall notice for 812 model year (MY) 2021 xDrive vehicles, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 9 December. The recall is expected to begin 1 February 2021. Significance: According to the recall notice, BMW ...
    31-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 1,470 vehicles in North America to replace motor mount fasteners
    Ford will recall select model year 2020–21 Explorers and Lincoln Aviators in North America to replace motor mount fasteners, the automaker said in a press release on 21 December. The recall affects 1,405 vehicles in the US, 65 in Canada, and 2 in Mexico. These vehicles were built at Ford’s Chica...
    31-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 105,000 Beetles in US to replace defective Takata airbag inflators
    Volkswagen (VW) is recalling over 105,000 Beetles in the US to replace faulty airbag inflators from Takata, Associated Press reported on 23 December. The recall affects model year 2012 through 2014 Beetles. In affected vehicles, VW’s dealers will replace the driver’s airbags free of cost, starti...
    28-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Honda recalls 268,655 vehicles in US to replace power window master switch
    Honda has issued a recall notice for certain model year (MY) 2002–06 CR-V vehicles, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 10 December. The recall is expected to begin 18 January 2021. Significance: According to the recall no...
    28-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 840,000 vehicles in US to fix issues with suspension, seat belts
    General Motors (GM) is recalling nearly 840,000 vehicles in the US to fix issues with suspension systems or seat belts, Associated Press reported on 23 December. The seat belt recall affects 624,000 units of model year (MY) 2019 through 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500; the 202...
    24-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Honda recalls 220,000 vehicles in US over driveshafts issue
    Japanese carmaker Honda has announced that it will be recalling 220,000 Accord vehicles in the United States. According to a notification from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) dated 10 December, the recall affects certain Honda Accord vehicles equipped with a 4-cy...
    24-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 2,563 vehicles in US over starter harness issue
    Mercedes-Benz USA has issued a recall notice for certain model year (MY) 2018–20 AMG GLC 63 4MATIC vehicles, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 11 December. The recall is expected to begin 9 February 2021. Significance: A...
    23-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 2,355 vehicles in US to replace positive battery terminal cover
    Volkswagen has issued a recall of 2,355 vehicles in the United States to replace the positive battery terminal cover, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 9 December. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2018–19 Audi RS5...
    23-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Subaru recalls 7,741 vehicles in US over issue with cockpit control module
    Subaru is recalling 7,741 vehicles in the United States over an issue with the cockpit control module, according to a recall notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website on 10 December. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2020 Legacy and Outback vehicles e...
    23-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Nissan recalls 7,583 vehicles in US over issue with engine wiring harness
    Nissan has issued a recall of 7,583 vehicles in the United States over an issue with an engine wiring harness, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 8 December. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2020 Titan and Titan XD p...
    23-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 31,756 vehicles in North America to inspect engine cover
    Ford is recalling 31,756 vehicles in North America to inspect the engine cover, the automaker announced in a press release on 21 December. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2021 Ford E-Series vehicles for 7.3-liter engine cover thermal management. The recall covers approximately 29,344 vehi...
    22-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Honda recalls 737,233 vehicles in US to update body control module software
    Honda is recalling 737,233 vehicles in the United States to update body control module (BCM) software, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 10 December. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2018–20 Accord sedan, Accord h...
    22-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls 23,957 vehicles in Australia over issue with brake booster
    Toyota has issued a recall of 23,957 vehicles in Australia over an issue with brake booster, according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 16 December. The recall affects 1,348 units of model year (MY) 2018 Hilux (GUN122); 595 units of MY 2018 Hilux (GUN...
    21-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Honda recalls 1.4 million vehicles in US for software, other problems
    Honda is recalling over 1.4 million vehicles in the United States over issues with drive shafts, window switches and a software flaw, according to a report by The Associated Press on 15 December. The software issue related recall involves 737,000 units of model year (MY) 2018–20 Accord and MY 2019...
    16-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Mitsubishi recalls 4,916 vehicles in Canada to replace rear brake calipers
    Mitsubishi Motors has issued a recall of 4,916 vehicles in Canada to replace rear brake calipers, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 27 November. The recall affects model year (MY) 2016 Outlander and RVR vehicles. Significance: In certain vehicles, the parking brake o...
    09-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Volvo Cars recalls 4,779 imported vehicles in mainland China to replace defective airbags
    Volvo is recalling 4,779 imported vehicles in mainland China to replace defective airbags, Xinhua reported on 30 November. The recall includes 4,410 units of S80 and 369 units of S60 sedans.   Significance: According to the Chinese quality watchdog State Administration for Market Regulation ...
    08-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls 129,000 vehicles in US for engine issue
    Hyundai has issued a recall for approximately 129,000 vehicles in the United States over some issue with Connecting rod bearings in a car’s engine, according to a report by cars.com on 4 December. The recall involves some model year (MY) 2012 Santa Fe SUVs, MY 2011–13 and 2016 Sonata Hybrid seda...
    07-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 295,000 vehicles in US over fire risks
    Kia Motors is recalling 295,000 vehicles in the United States over fire risks, according to a Reuters report on 5 December. The recall covers certain model year (MY) 2012–13 Sorento, MY 2012–15 Forte and Forte Koup, MY 2011–13 Optima Hybrid, MY 2014–15 Soul, and MY 2012 Sportage vehicles. ...
    07-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    NHTSA opens probe into 115,000 Tesla vehicles over suspension issue
    The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a formal investigation into around 115,0000 Tesla vehicles over a front suspension safety issue, according to a Reuters report on 27 November. The safety regulator opened a preliminary evaluation into certain model year (MY)...
    04-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    SAIC GM to recall more than 640,000 vehicles in China to replace brake hoses
    SAIC General Motors Corporation Limited (SAIC GM) is recalling 649,357 vehicles in China over brake hose issue, according to recall announcement on the website of the State Administration for Market Regulation of China (SAMR) on 27 November. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2015–18 Buick...
    02-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Hyundai, Kia to pay USD210 million in penalties over recall of vehicles equipped with Theta II engines
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced consent orders with Hyundai Motor America, Inc. and Kia Motors America, Inc. related to recalls for vehicles equipped with Theta II engines. According to a press release issued by the NHTSA on 27 November, the combined penalties am...
    02-Dec-2020 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 9,136 vehicles in US over roof trim issue
    Tesla is issuing two recalls covering nearly 9,136 vehicles in the United States over issue with roof trim, Reuters reported on 25 November. The recall covers certain model year 2016 Model X cars. Significance: In the subject vehicles, roof trim may separate and bolts that may not have been prope...
    27-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    GM recalls 7,516 vehicles in US over tire issue
    General Motors has recalled over 7,500 vehicles in the United States over an issue with tires. According to a notice released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 5 November, GM has issued a recall for 7,516 vehicles since their tires may have been over-cured. The mode...
    25-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Jaguar Land Rover to recall 11,084 vehicles in US to replace loose ground stud
    Jaguar Land Rover North America will recall certain model year 2019–20 Land Rover Discovery sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to replace loose ground stud, according to a campaign by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published on its website on 10 November. The recall affects ...
    25-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    GM to recall 7 million vehicles globally over airbag issue
    General Motors (GM) will recall 7 million vehicles globally with potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators, Reuters reported on 23 November citing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Recall covers certain model year (MY) 2007–14 trucks and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) ...
    24-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls 60,097 vehicles in US over issue with valve cover gasket
    Hyundai is recalling 60,097 vehicles in the United States over issue with valve cover gasket, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 13 November. The recall covers certain model year (MY) 2007–12 Veracruz vehicles that were prev...
    24-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 5,450 vehicles in Canada to replace EGR cooler
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling 5,450 vehicles in Canada to replace the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada on 18 November. The recall involves certain model year (MY) 2014–19 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. Signific...
    20-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 12,298 vehicles in North America to replace driveshaft
    Ford is recalling 12,298 vehicles in North America to replace driveshaft, the automaker announced in a press release on 13 November. The recall affects certain models built at Chicago Assembly Plant between 24 August and 30 September 2019. This action involves approximately 10,905 vehicles in the Un...
    19-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 15,954 vehicles in North America to replace link shaft bracket
    Ford is recalling 15,954 vehicles in North America to replace link shaft bracket, the automaker announced in a press release on 13 November. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2014–16 Ford Taurus, Ford Explorer, and MY 2014 Ford Edge vehicles. This action involves approximately 15,587 vehi...
    18-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    GM recalls 50,932 Chevrolet Bolt EVs in US over fire risk
    General Motors is recalling 50,932 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) over battery fire risk, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 13 November. The recall affects all 2017–18 and certain 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs. Signifi...
    17-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 1,788 vehicles in US to replace seat trim
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of nearly 1,788 vehicles in the United States over an issue with the seat trim, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 15 October. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2014–16 Chevro...
    16-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 6,263 vehicles in Canada over seatbelt issue
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 6,263 vehicles in Canada over seatbelt issue, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website on 3 November. The recall affects certain model year 202021 Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLS Class vehicles. Significance: In the subject vehicles, the seatbelt...
    12-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Maruti Suzuki to recall 40,453 Eeco vans in India over headlamp issue
    Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced a voluntarily recall of certain Eeco vehicles in India over a headlamp issue, according to a press release on 5 November. The recall affects 40,453 vehicles manufactured between 4 November 2019 and 25 February 2020, in which the headlamp has been replac...
    10-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    GM recalls 217,000 vehicles in North America over transmission oil leakage issue
    General Motors (GM) is recalling more than 217,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada over transmission oil leakage issue, according to a report by Associated Press on 9 November. The recall involves certain versions of model year (MY) 2018–20 Chevrolet Equinox and Traverse as well as the GM...
    10-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls 400,000 vehicles in mainland China over issue with fuel pumps
    Toyota Motor China Investment and three Chinese joint ventures have announced a recall of more than 400,000 vehicles in China over issue with fuel pumps, according to a report by Yicai Global on 6 November. The recall affects various brands including Lexus, Crown, ŠKODA, Prado, and Camry, according...
    09-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Volvo recalls 54,000 vehicles in US over airbag defect
    Volvo Cars is recalling 54,124 vehicles in the United States over an issue with airbag, according to a filing with US regulators. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2001–03 S80 and S60 vehicles sold or registered in high humidity US states. Significance: In the subject vehicles, the dri...
    09-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Continental recalls approximately 12,000 tires in US over air loss or belt edge separation issue
    Continental has announced a voluntary recall program involving approximately 12,000 Continental and General brand passenger vehicle tires in the United States that were sold to vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket, according to a press release on 5 November. Significance: According to the co...
    06-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 375,200 vehicles in North America over issue with cross-axis ball joint
    Ford is recalling 375,200 vehicles in North America over issue with cross-axis ball joint, the automaker announced in a press release on 4 November. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2013–17 Ford Explorer vehicles. This action affects approximately 350,000 vehicles in the United States an...
    05-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Audi recalls 94,000 vehicles in US over issue with roof pillar padding
    Audi is recalling nearly 94,100 vehicles in the United States over an issue with roof pillar padding, according to a report by cars.com on 3 November citing a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall affects model year 2018–20 Q7 sport ...
    04-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    WM Motor announces recall of 1,282 vehicles in China due to risk of battery fires
    Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup WM Motor is recalling 1,282 vehicles in China over potential battery fires, according to a report by cnTechPost on 28 October citing China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) website. The recall affects models produced between 8 June and 23 Septe...
    03-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 218,192 vehicles in US over loose fuel rail bolts
    Volkswagen is recalling over 218,192 vehicles in the United States over loose fuel rail bolts, according to a document from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall covers certain model year 2016–18 Jetta sedans. The recall is expected to begin on 20 December 2020. ...
    03-Nov-2020 News Recalls
    Polestar recalls 4,586 EVs over faulty inverters
    Electric vehicle (EV) maker Polestar is recalling 4,586 units of Polestar 2 EVs for the second time in a month, according to a Reuters report on 29 October. The automaker is recalling all its vehicles delivered to date over an issue with its power inverter and battery pack coolant heater. Si...
    30-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls additional 1.5 million vehicles in US for fuel pump issue
    Toyota is recalling an additional 1.52 million vehicles in the United States over a fuel pump issue, stated a press release dated 28 October 2020. The recall involves certain Lexus and Toyota vehicles produced between July 2017 through September 2020. In January 2020, Toyota announced a safety re...
    29-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 48,442 vehicles in mainland China over suspension issue
    US electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla is recalling 48,442 vehicles in mainland China over potentially faulty and unsafe front and rear suspensions, according to a report by CNBC on 23 October, citing a statement from the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR). The recall affects certain im...
    27-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls 3,121 vehicles in US to replace the seat trim covers
    Toyota is recalling 3,121 vehicles in the United States over airbag issues, according to a recall notice on the  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website on 22 October. The recall involves certain model year 2020 Highlander and Highlander hybrid vehicles. The recall i...
    26-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 2,660 vehicles in Canada to replace driver-side rearview mirror glass
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling 2,660 vehicles in Canada to replace the driver-side rearview mirror glass, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada on 8 October. The recall involves certain model year (MY) 2020 Ram 1500 and 2500 vehicles. Significance: In the s...
    23-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 3,487 vehicles in North America to update powertrain control module
    Ford has issued a recall of 3,487 vehicles in North America to update powertrain control module, the automaker announced in a press release on 19 October 2020. This action affects 2,903 vehicles in the United States and federal territories and 584 in Canada. Affected vehicles were built at Valencia ...
    20-Oct-2020 News Recalls
    Joyson Safety Systems probes inaccuracy in reporting of seatbelt data by former Takata's plant in Japan
    Joyson Safety Systems, which acquired assets of erstwhile Takata Corporation in 2018, is investigating inaccuracies in the reporting of belt webbing test data over a 20-year period at a Takata’s plant in Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, Nikkei reported on 9 October. The plant shipped 9 million of ...
    19-Oct-2020 News Recalls
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