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Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls

May. 21, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn't necessarily a safer option: nearly a quarter of traditional for-hire vehicles in New York City such...

Fiat Chrysler recall: vans can stall, lose power steering

May. 17, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 208,000 minivans in North America because they could lose power-assisted steering or engines can stall. The recall covers certain Chrysler Pacifica minivans from the 2017 through 2019 model years. All have systems that stop the engine for traffic lights and...

Veggie products sold at Whole Foods Markets recalled

May. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-based vendor is recalling select salads, wraps and salad bar trays sole through Whole Foods markets in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. In a statement Wedneday, GHSW LLC said it had decided on a recall over concerns that product labels failed to declare soy as a sub-ingredient of the...

Ford adds 270,000 cars to recall for unintended rollaways

May. 15, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly. The addition covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion midsize cars with 2.5-liter engines. The company is urging drivers to always use the parking brake until...

US agency probes whether GM pickup recall went far enough

May. 13, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will determine if GM should recall about 115,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups from the...

GM recalls trucks due to engine block heater cord fires

May. 3, 2019 9:35 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater cords. The recall covers certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, as well as the 2017 through 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC...

Another sleeping rocker recalled after 5 infant deaths

Apr. 26, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

Another brand of sleeping rockers is being recalled, after five infants died in them over the past seven years. Kids II said Friday that it is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers that were sold since 2012 at Walmart, Target and Toys R Us. It comes just two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled about 4.7 million...

Recall: Nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible E coli

Apr. 24, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The federal government says a meat company in Georgia has recalled tons of ground beef for possible contamination with E. coli bacteria. The bacteria is an unusual strain that has sickened 156 people in 10 states , hospitalizing 20 of them. Ground beef had been described as the...

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

Apr. 23, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths. Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai,...

Fiat Chrysler recalls over 300K cars due to rollaway risk

Apr. 19, 2019 8:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers Dodge Dart compact cars from 2013 through 2016 with six-speed automatic transmissions. The company says a bushing can fail,...