General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 sport utility vehicles because of an electrical problem that can cause fires.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 421,000 Escape crossover SUVs in the United States to fix a problem in which a speed control cable can become stuck resulting in unintended continued acceleration.
The Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 8,000 of its 2013 Escape compact SUVs because of a potential problem affecting the brake pedal.
More than five million Jeep vehicles are being investigated by the federal government for deadly fuel-tank fires caused by rear-impact collisions.
CNN's Drew Griffin investigates a Toyota engineering memo that suggests an electronic problem in a prototype car.
Toyota Motor Corp. has subpoenaed Sean Kane, an auto safety advocate and outspoken critic of the company, asking that he hand over his communications with the media, Congress, government agencies and individual Toyota drivers inquiring about sudden unintended acceleration.
BMW is recalling 367,000 5-series and 6-series cars in the United States because a battery cable cover in the trunk may have been incorrectly installed.
Ford Motor Co. is the target of a safety investigation involving reports of unintended acceleration.
Kia has announced the recall of nearly 146,000 vehicles with faulty airbag systems. The models affected are the 2006-2008 Kia Optima and the 2007-2008 Kia Rondo. Due to a flawed spring system that may become damaged over time, the driver's side airbag in these cars may not deploy properly in the event of a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recall alert.
Government safety regulators and NASA researchers were right to dismiss electronics problems as a likely cause for unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles, according to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences.
BMW is recalling 89,000 Mini Coopers in the United States for the same sort of problem that led to earlier recalls of BMW and Rolls-Royce luxury cars.
Ford announced a recall Wednesday of 450,000 older model minivans and SUVs for risks from fire and loss of power.
Honda expanded its previously announced recall of vehicles with risky air bags to nearly 900,000 vehicles.
Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 420,000 cars in the U.S. because of a potential problem with the power steering.
Honda said Monday that it will recall 1 million cars globally to fix an electrical problem and a software glitch.
Chrysler Group is recalling almost 300,000 model year 2008 minivans for a problem that could cause airbags to deploy unnecessarily.
A panel of safety experts convened by Toyota Motor Co. advised the automaker to loosen its centrally controlled corporate culture and to listen more to outside critics.
General Motors has recalled 154,112 Chevrolet Cruze models in North America to inspect for proper installation of the steering wheel, the automaker said late Wednesday.
Nissan North America has announced the recall of nearly 196,000 sport utility vehicles in the United States for corrosion problems that could damage steering and suspension systems.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling almost 1.2 million full-sized pickups for a problem in which airbags can go off when not needed, expanding a much smaller recall it had instituted months earlier.
When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently asked Ford to recall 1.3 million trucks over an airbag problem, Ford answered with a plan of its own. It only recalled a fraction of what the safety agency asked for.
Toyota is recalling 2.2 million vehicles to correct problems that can cause gas pedals to become stuck in floormats.
Honda Motors is recalling 97,000 Fit subcompact cars in the United States because of engine component problems.
An intensive 10 month investigation into possible causes of unintended acceleration in Toyota cars found no fault with the automaker's electronic throttle control systems, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
Toyota says profits plummeted, but its outlook for the full fiscal year is looking up. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
The government is expected to announce Tuesday the results of a 10-month inquiry into possible causes of unintended acceleration in Toyota cars and trucks.
Most automakers ended a challenging 2010 with a strong sales month, raising hopes that the industry could be carrying some momentum into the new year.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 19,600 2011 model year trucks and crossover SUVs over concerns that an electrical short could cause a fire, the manufacturer said Thursday.
In May, Toyota USA's chief was asked why not enough testing was done on electronics leading to sticky pedal recalls.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether rental car companies have been quick enough to repair recalled vehicles and careful enough about not renting them out to customers.
MME sat down with the Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and asked him about the next generation autos.
Honda has announced a recall of nearly half a million vehicles with brake problems, just days after Toyota announced a similar recall.
Toyota is recalling 740,000 vehicles sold in the United States because of potentially unsafe brakes, adding to the automaker's 2010 recall woes.
Chrysler is recalling over 26,000 vehicles to inspect and repair power steering systems that could cause a fire.
Toyota Motor Corp. said it was recalling 1.33 million Corolla and Matrix vehicles on Thursday, citing problems in engines' electronic control units that have allegedly led to three accidents.
South Korean automaker Kia Motors, on the heels of a global recall of more than 100,000 vehicles, said Tuesday it has named a new vice chairman to replace Chung Sung-eun, who had resigned.
General Motors is recalling a total of 243,403 of its popular large crossover SUVs for a problem that could damage the rear seatbelt buckles. Most of the recalled vehicles are in the United States.
Honda on Monday announced the recall of 383,000 older-model Accord, Civic and Element vehicles in the U.S. for problems related to the ignition mechanism that could allow the cars to roll away.
A man who spent three years in prison for a fatal car crash involving a Toyota is now a free man.
A Minnesota man is grateful for his newfound freedom after three years in prison for a fatal car crash he says wasn't his fault. But Koua Fong Lee said on CNN's "American Morning" on Monday that he can't forget the tragic repercussions of the 2006 incident, which he says was caused by faulty Toyota brakes.
A Minnesota man sent to prison after the deadly sudden-acceleration crash of his Toyota Camry has been freed by a judge, and the local prosecutor says he will not be retried.
A lawsuit filed Monday alleges that Toyota knew about the sudden acceleration problems in its vehicles as far back as 2003 but concealed the defects from consumers and regulators.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it was recalling more than 400,000 older-model vehicles sold in the United States, citing potential steering-related problems in both.
Shares of Toyota Motor jumped more than 1% after a report suggested that some of the company's recall woes may have been due to driver error.
A principal ingredient in Toyota's success has been the job of the chief engineer, or shusa. Unlike a chief engineer at GM or Ford, whose role is essentially coordination, the Toyota shusa has complete responsibility for a vehicle, beginning with its conception and sometimes lasting through its entire sales life. Besides engineering decisions, the shusa is responsible for a program's business success. He defines a vehicle's intended market and is responsible for hitting targets of cost, weight, performance, and quality.
When a major company is in the middle of an embarrassing crisis, it can be hard for demoralized staff to keep pushing the company tagline. That's why more and more companies are leaving the messy details of pulling products and defending the company brand to experts who have been there before: crisis public relations firms.
Toyota Motor Co. said Friday that it was moving ahead with plans to recall about 138,000 Lexus cars for engine problems that could, in rare instances, lead to stalling.
Toyota Motor Co. plans to start recalling luxury vehicles possibly affected by engine problems on Monday.
Toyota is recalling 17,000 Lexus vehicles because they spilled too much gasoline during crash tests, the company said Friday.
General Motors is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix a problem in which fires can be caused by a heated windshield washer fluid system.
Chrysler Group is recalling about 285,000 model year 2008 and 2009 Dodge Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country cars in the U.S. because of possible fire hazards.
Chrysler Group is recalling about 25,000 model year 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass cars in the U.S. because of a problem that causes the gas pedals to stick.
Federal car safety regulators are warning owners of 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans of possible dangers from floor mats.
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 167,000 cars from its luxury Acura division because of the risk of a fire in the engine compartment.
Toyota Motor Sales has announced plans to recall about 50,000 Toyota Sequoia SUVs because of a problem with their Vehicle Stability Control systems that can cause the vehicles to hesitate or slow down at low speeds.
Toyota Motor Corp., under fire for how it handled its recall of more than 8 million cars has a new problem, but it's a tiny one. The carmaker is recalling two Tundra pick-up trucks.
Honda said Tuesday it is recalling more than 400,000 vehicles in the United States after consumers complained of brake pedals feeling "soft."
The embarrassment suffered by Toyota is likely to have a bracing effect on other automakers causing a potential tsunami of recalls, industry sources say.
Toyota's new incentive plan appears to have piqued the interest of buyers looking to snag a good deal, reports showed Thursday, even as the automaker's recall woes linger.
Federal safety regulators said Wednesday they have received 10 complaints from drivers alleging sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles that have already been repaired under the automaker's recent recall.
Nissan is recalling 540,000 vehicles worldwide to fix faulty brake pedal pins and inaccurate fuel gauges.
Toyota executives told lawmakers Tuesday that its U.S. and Canadian divisions will have more authority to decide when to issue a recall as the automaker faces mounting pressure from Washington over its recent safety problems.
The case of a man serving jail time for vehicular homicide could get a new look in light of the Toyota recalls.
A man serving eight years for vehicular homicide because of a fatal crash involving his Toyota Camry is hoping for exoneration amid concerns over unintended acceleration in some of Toyota's vehicles.
More than 100 Toyota dealership owners and staff rallied on Capitol Hill Tuesday to defend their businesses and Toyota as Congress opened high-profile hearings into recent large-scale vehicle recalls.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is adamant that his department does not favor one automaker over another.
Akio Toyoda, the president of Toyota, acknowledged in prepared remarks made public Tuesday that the automaker's efforts to expand resulted in lax safety standards and pledged new steps to ensure quality control.
Toyota announced a voluntary safety recall of about 8,000 four-wheel-drive Tacoma trucks in North America, citing potential production defects in the front drive shaft of certain 2010 models.
Toyota's recent recall of millions of vehicles for sticking accelerator pedals may get drivers wondering: What should you do if a vehicle is accelerating uncontrollably?
CNN's Brian Todd does a ride-along with an expert on how to stop your vehicle if the accelerator pedal becomes stuck.
The U.S. will open an investigation Thursday to probe possible steering issues on about 500,000 Toyota Corollas.
Toyota will employ new quality control officers, conduct testing and will consult an independent research agency to fix their vehicle problems, the automaker's president said Wednesday.
CNN's Poppy Harlow has an update on how one Toyota dealer is handling the high number of repairs.
Government regulators said Tuesday they have demanded documents from Toyota to determine if the automaker conducted its recent recalls in a timely manner.
Toyota is planning to suspend production at two U.S. plants as sales lag following the automaker's massive recall of its vehicles.
Toyota announced a voluntary safety recall of about 8,000 four-wheel Tacoma trucks in North America, citing potential production defects in the front-drive shaft of certain 2010 models.
Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. is telling dealers to suspend sales of eight models, and halting production of those models, after a recall to correct a problem that could cause the accelerator pedal to stick.
Toyota said Monday it has developed a fix for gas pedals in millions of recalled vehicles and is already shipping the new parts to dealers.
Toyota is set to provide details about its plan to fix recalled gas pedals in the United States early Monday morning.
Honda announced a recall for 646,000 2007 and 2008 Fit, City and Jazz models worldwide, after a fire hazard involving a power window switch resulted in a death in South Africa.
All Roman-style shades and roll-up blinds are being recalled after reports of babies and toddlers dying from strangulation, the federal agency in charge of product safety announced Tuesday -- one of the five largest recalls in the agency's 35-year history.
The maker of Slim-Fast announced a recall of its canned, ready-to-drink products due to possible bacterial contamination.
BMW AG said Wednesday it was recalling 200,000 vehicles over concerns that the front passenger air bag may not deploy in a crash
It's been the kind of year when the total number of recalls almost seemed to match auto industry production figures.
Ford recall after CNN report
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 1.2 million large pick-up trucks, SUVs and vans because of a problem with the vehicles' cruise control system that could lead to a fire.
Chrysler Group, the U.S. arm of the automaker Daimler Chrysler, will recall about 111,000 of its Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles after learning that electric seat heaters may overheat, posing a fire hazard, a company spokesman said Monday.
In one of the largest recalls in the history of the auto industry, Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is recalling approximately 3.8 million pickup trucks and SUVs for a cruise control switch that has caused engine fires, even with the vehicle parked and the engine off.
DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler division said Friday it was recalling about 600,000 Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles and Dodge Dakota pickup trucks due to concerns about their safety.
DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler division said on Monday it was recalling about 240,000 minivans because of an electrical short circuit caused by water intrusion into their radios.