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    Will China drive global alignment in EV battery swap standards?
    China, the largest electric car market in the world, is expected to drive global benchmarks in electric vehicle battery swapping practices, as well as the emerging battery-as-a-service, or BaaS, industry. Neither the EV battery swap model is new nor it was invented in China. However, it is the only ...
    How driving assistance and automation are impacting the steer-by-wire systems market
    The current steering systems market is primarily controlled by low-end, column-motor systems in the entry and lower-midclass vehicle segments and high-end, rack-motor systems in the upper-midclass and premium-class vehicle segments. However, steer-by-wire (SBW) steering systems will dominate the fut...
    Toyota, Subaru recall bZ4X and Solterra SUVs globally over wheel issue under sudden braking
    Toyota and Subaru are recalling all-electric bZ4X and Solterra sport utility vehicles (SUVs) owing to an issue with the wheel coming off loose upon sudden braking, Reuters reported on 23 June. According to the report, out of 2,700 Toyota bZ4X units, 2,200 were for Europe, 260 for the United ...
    24-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Porsche recalls select Taycan EVs due to issues with center screen
    Porsche is recalling 12,490 Taycan vehicles in the United States due to problems with the center screen, Motor Illustrated reported on 15 June. The center screen may not come up when the car starts, which prevents the driver from seeing their surrounding through the rearview camera and the 360-degre...
    21-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Stellantis recalls select Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500s over faulty high-pressure fuel pump
    Stellantis has recalled model year (MY) 2014 through 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and MY2014 through 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks equipped with a 3L diesel engine, a Consumer Reports article dated 16 June read. The recall is related to a faulty high-pressure fuel pump, which can wear prematurel...
    20-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Porsche recalls all-electric Taycan vehicles in mainland China over faulty seat harness
    Porsche China is recalling all-electric Taycan vehicles in mainland China citing damage from seat harness while adjusting the front driver and passenger side seats, according to a report by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on 17 June. According to the report, recall includes ...
    20-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Stellantis recalls Chrysler vehicles in US over faulty fuel pump and rearview mirror image display
    Stellantis is recalling Chrysler vehicles in the United States following the discovery of two safety concerns in specific models that could compromise fuel delivery or rearview mirror image display, TrixAbia reported on 16 June.   According to the report, Stellantis stated that the reca...
    17-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls vehicles in North America citing roll away concerns in ‘park’ position
    Ford is recalling vehicles in the US and Canada that can roll away due to a faulty or missing component that prevents the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear or when the driver selects the ‘park’ position, Reuters reported on 15 June. According to a filing to the National Highwa...
    16-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls around 49,000 Mustang Mach-Es over safety defect resulting in power loss
    Ford Motor is recalling about 49,000 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States caused by an overheating issue, which could result in a loss of propulsion power, Reuters reported on 14 June. DC fast charging and repeated wide-open pedal events could cause the battery main contactors...
    15-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Kia recalls Sorento, Sportage models in Australia due to faulty heater core element
    Kia Australia has recalled around 31,000 Sportage mid-size SUVs and Sorento seven-seat sport utility vehicles (SUVs) due to a software malfunction that could lead to a vehicle fire, Daily Mail Australia reported on 7 June. The recall applies to model year (MY) between 2015 and MY 2021 along with ...
    08-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Mitsubishi Motors recalls MY 2022 Outlander in the US over faulty seat belt locking retractor
    Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 2,865 model year (MY) 2022 Outlanders in the United States citing seat belt locking retractor malfunction, Consumer Affairs reported on 3 June. According to the report, Mitsubishi said the issue with bearing plate located inside the seat belt au...
    07-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    NHTSA receives 758 complaints over Tesla’s phantom braking
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received 758 complaints of Tesla cars that suddenly brake at high speeds, Bloomberg reported on 3 June. The US regulator has asked Tesla for a response by 20 June. Significance: The complaints were first addressed in February, in whic...
    06-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls around 1 million vehicles over issues with braking system
    Mercedes-Benz Group is set to recall nearly one million vehicles globally over a potential issue with the braking system, a 6 June article by the Agence France-Presse read, citing the German federal transport authority KBA. In KBA’s statement, affected models include the model year (MY) 2004–15 ...
    06-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls over 254,000 vehicles over issues with automatic crash notification systems
    Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 254,000 vehicles due to issues with their automatic crash notification systems, Consumer Reports wrote on 27 May. Affected vehicles include MY2017–22 CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, AMG GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL-Clas...
    30-May-2022 News Recalls
    BMW recalls vehicles in the US over sunroof software issue
    BMW of North America is recalling more than 61,221 vehicles due to a faulty sunroof control unit that allows them to be closed without the key fob being present in the car, ConsumerAffairs reported on 23 May. The closing of the sunroof is a violation of federal regulations under “Power-operated wi...
    27-May-2022 News Recalls
    Lucid Motors recalls select Air models over issues with display wiring harness
    Lucid Motors will recall 1,100 model year (MY) 2022 Air vehicles due to issues with wiring harness not being secured properly which could result in display screens failing to function, Reuters reported on 25 May. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that a disabled screen ...
    26-May-2022 News Recalls
    Hyundai to recall Accent, Elantra vehicles in the US over exploding seat belt pretensioner
    Hyundai Motor America is recalling 281,000 vehicles citing faulty seatbelt pretensioner, Reuters reported on 24 May. The seatbelt pretensioners could explode and strike occupants with metal fragments, causing injuries. The recall includes 239,000 vehicles in the US and around 42,000 vehicles in C...
    25-May-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls select Mustang Mach-E EVs over software issue
    Ford has recalled 464 dual-motor all-wheel-drive (AWD) Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles (EVs) due to software snag which could result in the EV entering “a speed limited state.” According to the CNET report on 23 May, the recall affects 464 vehicles manufactured from model year (MY) 2021 onward....
    24-May-2022 News Recalls
    Hyundai, Kia recall around 20,000 vehicles due to software issue related to parking brakes
    Hyundai and Kia have recalled around 20,000 Ioniq 5 and EV6 electric vehicles due to a software snag which could potentially cause parking brakes to disengage and present a roll-away risk, CNET reported on 18 May. The recall affects 10,729 Ioniq 5s and 9,014 EV6s. Significance: The issue is like...
    23-May-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks in the US over faulty driver’s airbag
    Ford Motor is recalling more than 310,000 F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks citing faulty driver’s airbag that may not deploy during an impact, Autoevolution reported on 19 May. The faulty deployment is due to dust ingress into the steering wheel resulting in friction at the clock spring ribbon ca...
    23-May-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls more than 100,000 vehicles in mainland China over issues with infotainment system
    Tesla has issued a recall notice for 107,293 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles in mainland China over issues related to the infotainment system, Global Times reported on 16 May. The software snag could increase the risk of collisions in extreme circumstances. The affected vehicles were manufactured betwe...
    17-May-2022 News Recalls
    Porsche recalls 6,072 Taycan EVs in China over faulty child seat installation
    Porsche has announced a recall for 6,072 Taycan electric vehicles (EVs) citing an issue with rear seat belt latch harness in some of the vehicles that may not be wired correctly and could interfere with the fixed locking bar in the ISOFIX fixing port in the right rear seat, according to a statement ...
    17-May-2022 News Recalls
    Rivian recalls 500 R1T e-pickup trucks in US over faulty front airbags
    Amazon backed US-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Rivian Automotive has announced a recall for around 500 Model Year (MY) 2022 R1T pickup trucks in the US citing front airbags issue which may not deactivate when a child is siting in the front seat, Reuters reported on 12 May.    ...
    16-May-2022 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 292,287 vehicles in US over braking issue
    Mercedes-Benz USA has issued a ‘do not drive’ recall for around 292,287 ML-, GL-, and R-Class vehicles citing a potential corroded brake booster issue, which could affect braking capability, according to a safety report released by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 12...
    16-May-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls nearly 130,000 MY 2021 and 2022 vehicles in US due to overheating of center screen CPU
    Tesla has issued a new recall of nearly 130,000 MY 2021 and 2022 vehicles over an overheating issue related to the CPU of the center screen, Electrek reported on 10 May. Tesla said that the center display could get laggy due to CPU overheating when pre-conditioning the battery pack for Supercharging...
    11-May-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls over 250,000 units of Explorer SUVs in US over driveshaft issue
    Ford Motor Co. has announced a recall for more than 250,000 Explorer sport utility vehicles (SUVs), citing a faulty driveshaft that when parked into shift can roll away unexpectedly, The Associated Press reported on 29 April. The roll away is caused by the rear axle horizontal mounting bolt that may...
    04-May-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla issues OTA recall of over 48,000 Model 3 Performance vehicles over track mode issues
    Tesla has issued an over-the-air (OTA) recall of more than 48,000 Model 3 Performance vehicles, Electrek reported on 29 April. The recall is due to an issue with “track mode.” The recall affects certain model year MY 2018–22 vehicles. The notice says the unit of speed could fail to display on ...
    02-May-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 652,996 pickups, SUVs in US over faulty windshield wipers
    Ford has issued a recall for 652,996 vehicles in the United States over inoperable windshield wipers, saying the wiper arms may break and detach from the vehicle, Automotive News reported on 21 April. The faulty wipers include both the driver- and passenger-side wiper arms.   The recall...
    22-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls around 460,000 Toyota, Lexus vehicles in US over software issue
    Toyota is issuing a safety recall involving approximately 460,000 vehicles over a software error, according to a press release published by the Japanese automaker on 13 April.  The automaker says that the vehicles recalled have a software error that can affect Vehicle Stability Control system (...
    15-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Land Rover recalls 14,812 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport models in US over faulty seat belt
    Land Rover is recalling 14,812 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models over a driver's seat belt issue that might cause these vehicles to not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), according to a safety recall report published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati...
    13-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 4,586 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles in US over missing weld to secure child seats
    FCA is recalling 4,586 units of model year (MY) 2021–22 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles in the United States owing to a missing piece of welding intended to secure child seats in the second row, according to a safety recall report published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...
    08-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla to recall 127,785 Model 3 EVs in China due to faulty semiconductor components
    Premium electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla has planned to recall a total of 127,785 units of Model 3 cars in China due to faults in semiconductor components that might lead to collisions, according to a report published by Reuters on 7 April 2022. According to a statement on the website of ...
    08-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls over 9,156 S-class, EQS models in US due to faulty rear lights
    Mercedes-Benz is recalling just over 9,156 S-Class and EQS-Class models in US over concerns that a software bug will disable much of the vehicle's rear lighting, CNET reported on 28 March. Significance: The affected Mercedes-Benz S-Class, EQS-Class include MY 2021 and MY 2022 models. The software...
    06-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    GM recalls 740,000 SUVs in US over headlight glare issue
    General Motors is recalling more than 740,000 small SUVs in the US due to headlight beams that can be too bright and cause glare for oncoming drivers, The Associated Press reported on 22 March. The announcement comes after National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rejected a request fro...
    06-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 737,000 vehicles in US over issues on software and oil leak
    Ford Motor is set to recall 737,000 vehicles in the United States due to a software snag that could affect braking and a faulty engine oil separator housing that could crack and develop an oil leak potentially leading to an engine fire, Reuters reported on 1 April. The US carmaker is reportedly reca...
    04-Apr-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 947 vehicles over delay in rearview image display
    Tesla will recall 947 vehicles in the United States over a delay in rearview image display when the driver begins to reverse, Reuters reported on 25 March. The recall includes some 2018–19 Model S, Model X, and 2017-2020 Model 3 vehicles equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.5 and operating certain f...
    28-Mar-2022 News Recalls
    Volkswagen US recalls more than 200,000 Atlas SUVs over airbag, brake issues
    Volkswagen Group of America announced a voluntary recall for the Atlas SUV covering a total of 222,892 units, that include both the Atlas and the smaller Atlas Cross Sport, according to a Part 573 Safety Recall Report 22V-152 released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on ...
    22-Mar-2022 News Recalls
    NHTSA directed Lamborghini to recall over 4,000 Huracans due to faulty headlight screw
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Lamborghini have announced a recall in the United States for the Huracan that were built without caps covering the low-beam horizontal adjustment screws, according to a press release published by autoeveolution.com on 21 February. The r...
    28-Feb-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla gets NHTSA recall notice for vehicles with Full Self-Driving Beta owing to driving past stop signs
    Tesla will recall its vehicles with the Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta over a feature called “rolling stop” that allows vehicles to drive past stop signs, Electrek reported on 1 February. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has determined that “entering an all-way-stop int...
    02-Feb-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 200,000 vehicles in the US over brake lights issue
    Ford will recall around 200,000 vehicles in the US over a brake light issue, the Associated Press reported on 19 January. The report says Ford is recalling the models to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off. The recall covers certain MY 2014 and 2015 Fusion and Linco...
    26-Jan-2022 News Recalls
    Ford recalls nearly 200,000 older models over faulty brake pedal modules
    Ford is recalling close to 200,000 older-model vehicles due to potential separated brake pedal bumper according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Automotive News said on 19 January. Some of the affected models include MY 2014–15 Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, and certain MY 201...
    20-Jan-2022 News Recalls
    Hyundai Canada recalls 1,900 vehicles due to faulty windshields
    According to Driving on 18 January, The Korean automaker said it recalled almost 1,900 newer cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in Canada due to installation of poorly secured windshields, which in time are bound loosen up and let in moisture and wind noise into the cabin.   Significance...
    19-Jan-2022 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls select EQS and S-series models over software error
    Mercedes-Benz has recalled 227 MY2021 and 2022 EQS and S models due to a software error that allowed the dashboard infotainment screen to access the internet and allow video games to be played while the car was in motion, Newsweek reported on 10 December. If the occupant selects the function while t...
    03-Jan-2022 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 0.5 million Model 3 and Model S cars over potential safety issues
    American electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla is recalling 356,309 Model 3s and 119,009 Model Ss based on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Safety Recall Reports 21V-00D and 21-00B submitted on 21 December. According to the two recall reports: On the 356,000 Model 3...
    31-Dec-2021 News Recalls
    BMW recalls select iX3 EVs in mainland China over welding issues
    BMW has recalled select iX3 electric vehicles in mainland China over welding issues, PanDaily reported on 24 December, citing Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation. Poor welding quality at the site of plug-in pins for the internal contact point system in the battery in some vehicles cou...
    29-Dec-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalling 2,679 Ioniq EVs for unintended acceleration
    According to an InsideEVs press release dated 28 December, a recall of 2,679 Hyundai Ioniq Electric hatchbacks from model years 2017 to 2019 is currently underway to address a possible unintended acceleration issue. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recall ...
    29-Dec-2021 News Recalls
    Audi recalls nearly 300,000 vehicles over water ingress issue
    Audi has recalled around 288,991 vehicles in the United States due to an issue related to water ingress, Hindustan Times reported on 27 December. The issue could potentially cause a short circuit leading to sudden loss of engine power. The affected models include select Audi Q5, SQ5, and Q5 Sportbac...
    28-Dec-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls Bronco Sports and Escapes over faulty rear-brake-lining issue
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Safety Recall Report 21V-922 submitted on 23 November, Detroit automaker Ford Motors is recalling 114,996 vehicles, specifically model year (MY) 21 and MY 22 Bronco Sport and Escape models, over a faulty rear-brake-lining issue....
    23-Dec-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls MY 2021 Palisades over brake fluid contamination issue
    According to the NHTSA Part 573 Safety Recall Report 21V-840 dated 3 November, Hyundai Motor America is recalling 995 2021-2021 Palisades over a defect in the braking system. According to the report, the brake fluid in the subject vehicles may have been contaminated with mineral oil causing the b...
    26-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Jeep recalls MY 2021 Grand Cherokees, MY 2022 Wagoneers and Grand Wagoneers over software issue
    Jeep has issued a recall of 99,255 model year (MY) 2021 Cherokee and MY2022 Wagoneer vehicles over a software snag that could disable passenger airbags without warning, a report on 19 November read. All the models were all introduced in the second half of 2021. Significance: The vehicle's occupan...
    25-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls MY 2022 Tiguans over brake pipe assembly issue
    According to NHTSA Part 573 Safety Recall Report 21V-833 dated 3 November, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling 1,285 2022 Tiguan PAs over an assembly defect in the braking system. According to the report, vehicles included in the recall may have been manufactured with an improperly tor...
    25-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls select MY 2020–21 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUVs due to faulty airbags
    Volkswagen will recall over 54,249 model year (MY) 2020 and 2021 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport sport utility vehicles (SUVs) due to the possibility of airbags being deployed unexpectedly even if there is no crash, Consumer Reports wrote on 24 November. Significance: The notice reads that a “...
    25-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Ferrari recalls 488s and 458s over potential brake fluid leak issue
    According to NHTSA Part 573 Safety Recall Report 21V-833 dated 29 October, Ferrari North America, Inc. is recalling 9,985 vehicles over a braking system defect that could potentially cause brake fluid leak, leading to a partial or total loss of braking capability. According to the report, the aff...
    24-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Toyota recalls 227,400 MY 2018–19 Camry vehicles in the US over faulty power brake assist system
    Toyota is issuing a safety recall involving 227,400 model year (MY) 2018–19 Camry vehicles in the United States, it said in a company press release dated 17 November. The automaker says that the vehicles recalled have a system that provides power brake assist when the driver depresses the brake pe...
    22-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Audi recalls over 240,000 vehicles over passenger airbag issues
    Audi will recall over 240,000 vehicles in the US and Canada due to an electric cable problem, which can cause a computer to disable the passenger air bag, the Associated Press reported on 17 November. The recall covers certain MY 2017–20 Audi A4, RS5, A5, S4, and S5 models. Significance: The re...
    19-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls 11,704 cars over issue with automatic emergency braking
    Tesla has issued a recall for 11,704 vehicles due to an issue over false automatic emergency braking events and forward-collision warnings, Electrek reported on 2 November, citing a statement by NHTSA. The report also says that the issue was fixed with an over-the-air software update. Tesla cance...
    04-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla recalls nearly 12,000 US vehicles over software communication error
    According to press release on Reuters dated 2nd November, Tesla is recalling nearly 12,000 U.S. vehicles sold since 2017 because a communication error may cause a false forward-collision warning or unexpected activation of the emergency brakes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHT...
    04-Nov-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls select EcoSport models in Australia over faulty hood insulators
    Ford Australia has recalled 1029 units of its model year (MY) 2013–17 Ford EcoSport sport utility vehicles (SUVs), because of a potential fire risk, a notice dated 19 October from the transportation department of Australia showed. The recall notice read ‘the hood insulator may becom...
    21-Oct-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 2011–13 Explorers over rear knuckle assembly manufacturing issue
    According to NHTSA Safety Recall Report 21V-746 submitted on 24 September, automaker Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011–12 Explorers to address a ZF rear knuckle manufacturing issue. According to the report, vehicles included in this action were originally bu...
    14-Oct-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls over half a million vehicles over faulty turn signals
    Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 550,000 cars and minivans in the US due to faulty turn signals, the Associated Press reported on 30 September. The turn signals could end up flashing in the opposite direction to what the driver intends. The recall affects model year (MY) 2015–17 Sonata mids...
    11-Oct-2021 News Recalls
    Volvo to recall over 460,000 cars globally due to faulty air bags
    Volvo Cars is recalling 460,769 cars worldwide due to faulty air bags, CNBC reported on 5 October. The issue could prove fatal in the event of a crash. Fragments of the inflator inside the air bag may, in certain cases, project out and or strike the passenger, potentially resulting in serious injury...
    06-Oct-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen Australia recalls MY 2021 Passat models due to brake assembly issue
    According to the Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications Recall report REC-004962 published on 23 September, automaker Volkswagen Australia is recalling 95 model year (MY) 2021 Passats to address a brake booster issue. According to the report, t...
    29-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    VW America recalls MY 2021 Audi E-TRON models over Continental brake booster issue
    According to NHTSA Safety Recall Report 21V-707 submitted on 13 September, automaker Volkswagen Group of America is recalling certain model year (MY) 2020–21 Audi E-TRON Quattros to address a Continental electric brake booster manufacturing issue. According to the report, the manufacturing...
    28-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai recalls select MY 2017 Tucson and Sonata models over risk of engine fire
    Hyundai Motor is recalling over 130,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada for an issue with the engine that could increase the risk of a fire, Automotive News Canada reported on 24 September. The recall covers certain model year (MY) 2017 Tucson and MY2017 Sonata Hybrid sedans with 2L Nu GDI ...
    27-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls select MY2021 Mustang Mach-E models in Canada over issues with glass roof and windshield
    Ford has issued a recall of nearly 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles (EVs) in Canada owing to a risk of the glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off, Electrek reported on 21 September. The American automaker mentioned that it has issued a recall of 1,812 MY2021...
    24-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    VW and Porsche recall 2020–21 models due to brake booster issue
    According to NHTSA Safety Recall Reports 21V-695 and 21V-697 submitted on 8 September, automakers Volkswagen Group of America and Porsche Cars North America Inc are recalling certain model year 2020–21 vehicle models to address a Bosch electric brake booster manufacturing issue that increases...
    24-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    GM to replace battery modules in recalled Chevrolet Bolt EV in October 2021
    General Motors has announced that replacement battery modules for its recalled Chevrolet Bolt models will begin shipping to dealers by mid-October, according to a company press release on 20 September. In August, the American automaker said it expected to take a USD1 billion hit on the recalls du...
    21-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors works with LG to resolve problems linked with EV battery fire
    US vehicle manufacturer General Motors is working with its longtime electric vehicle (EV) battery supplier LG Corp in tracking down and fixing problems linked to battery fires in Chevrolet Bolts that threaten the strategic plans of both the companies, a Reuters report said on 13 September. The re...
    14-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    Subaru recalls select MY 2021 Impreza models over issues in chassis components
    Subaru of America has announced a safety recall on 802 model year (MY) 2021 Subaru Impreza vehicles, it said in a press release on 1 September. The automaker said that the affected vehicles could be equipped with a left front lower control arm with an improper weld near a connection joint between th...
    02-Sep-2021 News Recalls
    Volkswagen recalls 45,496 vehicles in US due to seatbelt issue
    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 45,496 vehicles over a seat belt locking retractor malfunction, according to a filing on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website on 5 August. The NHTSA comes under the aegis of the United States Department of Transportation. The ...
    24-Aug-2021 News Recalls
    GM to incur USD1 billion hit on recall of Chevrolet Bolt EVs due to fire risk
    General Motors (GM) is expected to take a USD1 billion hit as it recalls its Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) owing to the risk of fires from the battery pack, Reuters reported on 21 August. GM said it would indefinitely stop Bolt sales and will seek reimbursement from battery supplier LG...
    23-Aug-2021 News Recalls
    Chrysler to recall over 212,000 vehicles due to airbag inflator malfunction
    American carmaker Chrysler has announced that it will conduct a recall of certain models over an issue with their side curtain airbag inflators. According to a notification published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 12 August, the reason for this recall is that a sepa...
    23-Aug-2021 News Recalls
    General Motors to replace battery modules in Chevy Bolts to mitigate fire risk
    General Motors plans to replace the batteries in its existing electric car fleet of Chevrolet Bolt, offering customers a new 8-year, 100,000-mile warranty, according to a report filed by electric vehicle (EV) news publication Electrek on 16 August. “A spokesperson from GM has told us that the c...
    17-Aug-2021 News Recalls
    Subaru to recall over 165,000 vehicles in the US over fuel pump glitch
    Japanese car maker Subaru is recalling certain models over a potential glitch in their gasoline fuel pumps. According to a notification published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 29 July, the reason for this recall is that the low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel ta...
    10-Aug-2021 News Recalls
    GM recalls Bolt EVs due to battery fire risk
    General Motors is recalling several units of its electric car, Chevrolet Bolt that was manufactured between 2017–19, due to the threat of a potential battery fire, according to a listing on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). “The high voltage battery could catch fire when...
    27-Jul-2021 News Recalls
    Ford issues three safety recalls impacting more than 850,000 vehicles globally
    Ford announced three safety recalls in a 16 July press release. The first recall is for certain model year (MY) 2020–21 F-350 pickup trucks with 6.7L engine and single rear wheel axle for a rear axle housing spring seat interface weld issue. The American automaker also recalled select MY...
    19-Jul-2021 News Recalls
    Porsche to recall over 10,300 Taycan EVs over software issues
    German luxury carmaker Porsche is recalling 10,373 units of its high performance electric sportscar, the Taycan. According to a report published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 29 June, the company stated that the reason for this recall is to rectify faulty monitorin...
    08-Jul-2021 News Recalls
    Tesla to recall over 285,500 vehicles in mainland China for online software update related to assisted driving
    American high-performance electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla has announced that it would recall 285,520 units of its Model 3 and Model Y cars in mainland China. The recall will be done remotely, and the purpose is to conduct an online update of the vehicles’ software related to ass...
    02-Jul-2021 News Recalls
    GM recalls over 380,000 vehicles over rear suspension issue
    American car maker General Motors, LLC is recalling certain models of the Cadillac SRX and the Saab 9-4X. according to a notification published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published on 24 June, the reason for the recall is that the rear suspension toe link adjuster ...
    01-Jul-2021 News Recalls
    GM to recall over 285,600 vehicles over airbag warning light glitch
    General Motors is recalling 285,622 vehicles in the US over malfunction of the airbag indicator light, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website on 3 June. The NHTSA comes under the aegis of the United States Department of Transportation. “The airbag malfun...
    18-Jun-2021 News Recalls
    Subaru recalls 38,755 vehicles in Australia over issue with rear stabiliser bracket bolts
    Subaru is recalling 38,755 vehicles in Australia over an issue with rear stabiliser bracket bolts, according to a recall notice on the Australian Competition and Commission (ACCC) website on 2 June 2021. The recall affects model year (MY) 2018–19 Subaru XV and Forester vehicles. Significance: I...
    04-Jun-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai, Kia, and other brands to recall more than 700,000 vehicles in South Korea
    Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors (GM), and Toyota have issued a recall affecting a total of 714,720 vehicles in South Korea, according to a report by Pulse News on 27 May 2021. The recall covers 22 models, over various faulty parts. Of the total vehicles being recalled, the majority ar...
    02-Jun-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 1,796 vehicles in US over issue with mounting bracket
    Ford has issued a recall notice for 1,796 vehicles in the United States over issue with mounting bracket, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 24 May. The recall affects certain model year MY2021 Super Duty F-350 ...
    01-Jun-2021 News Recalls
    Nissan recalls 24,140 vehicles in US over issue with fuel pump
    Nissan has issued a recall of 24,140 vehicles in the United States over issue with fuel pump, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 20 May. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2020–21 Nissan Armada and INF...
    01-Jun-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 204,709 vehicles in North America over transmission issue
    Ford is recalling more than 204,709 vehicles in North America States over transmission issue, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall involves Transit Connect vans from the 2013 through 2021 model years, affecting 192,080 in the U...
    31-May-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz recalls 17,800 vehicles in US to replace rear door latches
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 17,800 vehicles in the United States over rear door latches problem, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 14 May. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2019–21 G550 and ...
    25-May-2021 News Recalls
    Mercedes-Benz to recall over 342,366 vehicles in the US over MBUX software error
    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 342,366 vehicles in the United States over issue with MBUX multimedia system software, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) on 14 May. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2...
    21-May-2021 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 4,069 vehicles in the US to replace oil pan
    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017–18 models of the Kia Forte. According to a notification by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published on 13 April, the reason for the recall is that foreign particles may stick inside the oil pump, which may cause an oil ...
    20-May-2021 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 440,370 vehicles in the US over possible leakage of brake fluid
    Kia Motors has issued a new recall affecting 440,370 vehicles in the United States over possible leakage of brake fluid, according to a report by Automotive News on 18 May citing a document submitted to US vehicle safety regulators. The recall involves 283,803 units of model year (MY) 2013–15 Kia ...
    19-May-2021 News Recalls
    Ford recalls 616,967 vehicles in US over issue with retention pins of roof rail covers
    Ford is recalling 616,967 vehicles in the United States over an issue with retention pins of roof rail covers, according to a notification released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on 5 May. The recall affects model year 2016–19 Explorer vehicles. Significance: In t...
    14-May-2021 News Recalls
    US NHTSA launches safety probe into 1.1 million Honda Accord vehicles over sudden loss of steering control
    The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a safety probe into more than 1.1 million Honda Accord vehicles over sudden loss of steering control, reports Reuters on 10 May 2021. The probe covers model year 2013 through 2015 cars. The issue in the steering could result in...
    13-May-2021 News Recalls
    FCA recalls 18,800 vehicles in US over problem with transmission oil cooler hose
    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain model year (MY) 2021 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. According to a notification by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published on 4 May, the reason for the recall is the fact that the transmission oil cooler hose may have been incorrectly...
    11-May-2021 News Recalls
    Hyundai issues two recalls affecting more than 390,000 vehicles in North America over engine fire issue
    Hyundai is recalling more than 390,000 vehicles in the United and Canada over two issues that can cause engine fires, according to a report by The Associated Press on 4 May. The first recall covers more than 203,000 units of Santa Fe Sport SUVs, of which 52,304 in Canada over brake computer problem....
    05-May-2021 News Recalls
    GM recalls 2,568 vehicles in US to replace driver seatbelt lap pretensioner
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 2,568 vehicles in the United States over an issue with the driver seat belt lap pretensioner, according to a recall notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (NHTSA) website on 8 April. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2014...
    03-May-2021 News Recalls
    Kia recalls 147,249 vehicles in US over engine issue
    Kia is recalling 147,249 units of Soul and Seltos vehicles in the United States over an engine issue, according to a report by cnet.com on 20 April citing documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Models equipped with the 2.0-liter naturally aspirated inline-fo...
    27-Apr-2021 News Recalls
    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
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