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Honda recalls SUVs and pickups because hoods can fly open

Dec. 03, 2021 10:34 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 725,000 SUVs and pickup trucks because the hoods can open while the vehicles are moving. The recall covers certain 2019 Passports, 2016 through 2019 Pilots and 2017 through 2020 Ridgeline pickups. Honda says...

Toyota recalls Camrys to fix power brake-assist problems

Nov. 17, 2021 14:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling more than 238,000 Camry sedans mainly in North America because they can suddenly lose the power assist in the brake system. The recall covers certain midsize sedans from the 2018 and 2019 model years. Toyota said...

VW Group recalls Audis; passenger air bags may be disabled

Nov. 17, 2021 09:51 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen Group is recalling more than 240,000 Audi vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because an electric cable problem can cause a computer to disable the passenger air bag. The recall covers certain 2017 through 2020 Audi A4, RS5, A5, S4 and S5 models. ...

Stellantis recalls heavy duty diesel Rams to fix fuel pumps

Nov. 17, 2021 08:01 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis is recalling more than 240,000 diesel heavy-duty trucks, mainly in North America, to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engine stalls. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 heavy-duty pickups and chassis cab trucks equipped with 6.7-liter...

Whistleblower gets $24M in Hyundai-Kia engine recall case

Nov. 09, 2021 14:21 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency has paid more than $24 million to a whistleblower who reported that Hyundai and Kia moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that could freeze up or catch fire. The National Highway Traffic...

Tesla software recall may head off fight with US regulators

Nov. 02, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla has issued a recall that automatically sent a software update fixing a safety problem in its electric vehicles, apparently heading off a looming confrontation with U.S. safety regulators. But recall documents posted on the National Highway Traffic...

Volvo adds 195,000 vehicles to recall for dangerous air bags

Oct. 21, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Volvo is recalling another 195,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the front driver's air bags could explode and send shrapnel into the cabin. It's the company's third U.S. recall for the issue with air bag inflators made by supplier ZF/TRW. It stems from...

Tesla hits record profit despite parts shortage, ship delays

Oct. 20, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials propelled Tesla Inc. to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history. The company said Wednesday that it made $1.62 billion in the third quarter, beating...

Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

Oct. 19, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation's highway safety agency. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Steven Cliff, who has served as deputy administrator of the National Highway Traffic...

US opens probe into Ram diesel trucks; engines could stall

Oct. 18, 2021 08:42 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating fuel pump failures in more than 600,000 diesel Ram trucks that could cause the engines to stall or lose power. The probe covers Ram 2500, 3500, 4500 and 5500 heavy-duty trucks with 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel...