Latest Automobile recalls News

GM says production starts on replacement batteries for Bolts

Sep. 20, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

General Motors said Monday that production has resumed for battery modules used in recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles, and customers could start getting replacement parts by mid-October. GM said supplier LG has restarted production at plants in Holland and Hazel...

Passed out man found with 300 California recall ballots

Aug. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — California authorities are investigating why a man found passed out in a car had more than 300 unopened mail-in ballots for the gubernatorial recall election. The man was arrested Aug. 16 after being found in a store parking lot in Torrance,...

GM extends recall to cover all Chevy Bolts due to fire risk

Aug. 20, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — General Motors said Friday it is recalling all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles sold worldwide to fix a battery problem that could cause fires. The recall and others raise questions about lithium ion batteries, which now are used in nearly all...

General Motors says it is expanding a recall to cover all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles due to fire risk

Aug. 20, 2021 16:58 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it is expanding a recall to cover all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles due to fire risk.

Ram pickups recalled; faulty side air bags can hurl shrapnel

Aug. 13, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis is recalling more than 266,000 pickup trucks mainly in North America because the side air bags can explode without warning and hurl shrapnel into the cabin. It's the second major recall of pickup trucks in the past two months for the same...

Hyundai, Kia recall 600K vehicles to fix trunk latch problem

Aug. 13, 2021 09:37 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. because damage to the trunk latches can stop them from being opened from the inside. The recall covers certain 2016 through 2018 Kia Forte and 2018 and 2019 Kia Rio small cars. Also...

US probes whether Ford was slow to recall backup cameras

Aug. 06, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. highway safety regulators are investigating whether Ford acted quickly enough when it recalled more than 620,000 vehicles last year to fix faulty rear-view cameras. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also says it will look into...

GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

Jul. 23, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric cars ablaze. Until repairs are done, GM says owners should park the cars outdoors, limit charging to 90% of battery...

Ford recalls more than 770,000 Explorer vehicles

Jul. 16, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

Ford Motor is recalling about 774,696 Ford Explorers because of potential fractures in the rear suspension, A seized cross-axis ball joint may cause a fractured rear suspension toe link. Impacted vehicles may experience unusual handling, or a...

GM warns some Bolt owners to park outdoors due to fire risk

Jul. 14, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is telling owners of some older Chevrolet Bolts to park them outdoors and not to charge them overnight because two of the electric cars caught fire after recall repairs were made. The company said Wednesday that the request covers 2017...