Automobile recalls

FILE- This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Toyota logo at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Toyota is recalling just over 1 million vehicles worldwide because the air bags could inflate without a crash or fail to work if there is one. Toyota said Thursday, Nov. 1, that an electrical short can damage circuits. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 01, 2018 - 3:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling just over 1 million vehicles worldwide because the air bags could inflate without a crash or fail to work if there is one. The recall covers about 17,000 Scion xA vehicles in the U.S. from 2004 through 2006. Also affected in Japan, Europe and elsewhere are the...
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FILE - A July 28, 2017 file photo shows the logo of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz in Munich, Germany. The U.S. government is investigating German automaker Mercedes-Benz, alleging that is has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of over 1.4 million vehicles. Mercedes says in a statement issued Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 that it makes every effort to ensure recall campaigns and customer notifications are done in a timely manner. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
October 28, 2018 - 1:20 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating Mercedes-Benz, alleging that the German automaker has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of over 1.4 million vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said a review found that...
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FILE- This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Ford logo on the grill of a car on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Ford is recalling nearly 1.3 million Focus compact cars in the U.S. because a fuel system problem can cause the engines to stall without warning. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 25, 2018 - 1:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million Focus compact cars in North America because a fuel system problem can cause the engines to stall without warning. The recall covers cars from the 2012 through 2018 model years with 2-liter four-cylinder engines. Ford says a valve in the fuel...
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FIEL - This Feb. 19, 2012, file photo shows a line of 2012 Prius sedans at a Toyota dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, it has issued a recall for 2.43 million hybrid vehicles in Japan and elsewhere for problems with stalling. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 05, 2018 - 1:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it has issued a recall for 2.43 million hybrid vehicles in Japan and elsewhere for potential problems with stalling. The company said Friday that in rare cases the vehicles might fail to enter a "failsafe" driving mode, lose power and stall. Power steering and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling with tremendous political risks in the midst of an increasingly messy Supreme Court fight. Republicans risked alienating women, particularly in the nation’s suburbs, by embracing President Trump’s hand-picked nominee even after allegations surfaced of decades-old sexual misconduct. Democrats, who want to delay the high-stakes nomination, risked energizing complacent Republican voters should they play politics with the sensitive allegations.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
September 19, 2018 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court. In a matter of hours, they all signed onto a letter rallying behind high court nominee and their...
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September 15, 2018 - 12:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals. The recall covers 2015 through 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks, Chevrolet Silverado 1500 special service pickup trucks and some...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015, file photo, a worker inspects a new 2015 aluminum-alloy body Ford F-150 truck at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickups in North America because the seat belts can cause fires. The recall covers certain trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 06, 2018 - 8:47 am
DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires. The recall, which covers trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years, comes about one month after the National...
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South Korean Minister of Land Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee, center, speaks at a press conference at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 1:14 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday the ban taking effect...
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Johann Ebenbichler, BMW's vice president on quality management, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. BMW AG's Korean unit apologized over engine fires that prompted recalls and a probe Monday, in its latest efforts to contain the damage as images of the German cars engulfed in flames stoked safety worries. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 06, 2018 - 4:14 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — BMW AG's Korean unit apologized Monday over engine fires that prompted recalls and a probe, seeking to allay concerns over images of cars engulfed in flames. BMW Korea Chairman Kim Hyo-joon said the German carmaker will fully cooperate with the transport ministry's...
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July 31, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the recall of a half-million trucks with faulty pollution controls. The agency says a defective part means pollution controls on the truck's engines wear out more quickly than allowed. The recall affects 2010-2015 medium- and heavy...
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