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GM RESOLVES SEC IGNITION SWITCH INVESTIGATION

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today that it has resolved a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation arising from the company's 2014 ignition switch recalls by consenting to an administrative SEC Cease and Desist Order, without admitting or denying any wrongdoing.

The SEC settlement does not call into question any of GM's current or prior financial statements or its disclosures. Also, no material weakness or significant deficiency was found by the SEC.....
TOYOTA EXPANDS TAKATA AIR BAG SAFETY RECALL

PLANO, Texas, January 12, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc. today announced that, based on recent information from Takata as required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is expanding its recall involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators.

The involved vehicles are equipped with a particular type of Takata inflator. According to Takata, a safety defect may arise in front passenger air bag inflators in the involved vehicles due to inflator propella....
FORD EXPANDS SAFETY RECALL FOR VEHICLES CONTAINING CERTAIN TAKATA AIRBAG INFLATORS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 12, 2017 – As part of the planned expansion of vehicles included in the Takata inflator recalls described in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Takata Coordinated Remedy Order, Ford is expanding its safety recall on vehicles with certain passenger frontal airbag inflators after Takata declared those inflators defective. This action represents primarily a planned expansion of previously recalled vehicles to new geographic regions. Vehicles affected inclu....
FORD ISSUES TWO SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 21, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are as follows:

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2017 Ford Super Duty vehicles to inspect and install a fuel tank strap reinforcement

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 8,000 2017 Ford Super Duty vehicles to inspect and install a fuel tank strap reinforcement. In the affected vehicles, over time, a missing reinforcement could lead to a fuel tank stra....
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN MODEL 86 VEHICLES

PLANO, Texas, December 19, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of certain Model Year 2017 Toyota 86 vehicles in the U.S. Ninety-four vehicles are involved.

In the involved vehicles, connectors for the automatic transmission key interlock may not have been connected during pre-delivery service prior to sale. If this was not connected, it is possible to remove the key in gear positions other than 'Park.' This could increase the r....
FORD ISSUES TWO SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 2, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are as follows:

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion, 2015-16 Ford Mondeo and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate seat belt anchor pretensioner cables
Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 650,000 2013-16 Ford Fusion, 2015-16 Ford Mondeo and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate front driver and passenger seat belt anchor pretension....
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN SIENNA VEHICLES

PLANO, Texas, November 22, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 744,000 Model Year 2011-2016 Toyota Sienna vehicles in the U.S.

In the involved vehicles, there is a possibility that, under certain limited conditions, if the sliding door opening operation is impeded, the sliding door motor circuit could be overloaded, opening the fuse for the motor. If this occurs when the door latch is in an unlatched position, th....
CORSA D FIRE ISSUE - STATEMENT FROM VAUXHALL

Customer safety is of the utmost importance and we take any report of fire very seriously.

Fires can occur for a wide variety of reasons and it's worth noting that, on average, there are 18,000 vehicle fires a year across all manufacturers in the UK*. It is estimated that there are c35 million vehicles registered in the UK.

Vauxhall Corsa D is one of our most popular models, with over 700,000 sold in the UK between 2006 and 2014. Earlier this year we identified a potential fire related is....
FORD ISSUES THREE SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 26, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls in North America. Details are as follows:

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2015-17 Ford Shelby GT350/R Mustang vehicles to replace engine oil cooler tube assembly

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 8,000 2015-17 Ford Shelby GT350/R Mustang vehicles for potential oil leaks and to replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly. In affected vehicles, engine oil cooler tube assemblies ma....
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2016 HIGHLANDER VEHICLES

PLANO, Texas, October 21, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 7,100 Model Year 2016 Toyota Highlander vehicles in the U.S.

On the involved vehicles, there is a possibility that the wire harness which attaches to the brake fluid reservoir sensor was not connected during the vehicle assembly process. If this were to occur, the vehicle would not meet a federal safety standard provision requiring a warning light if t....
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2016 AND 2017 PRIUS VEHICLES

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 12, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 92,000 Model Year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Prius sedan vehicles in the U.S.

On the involved vehicles, there is a possibility that the parking brake could become inoperative. If this occurs and the driver exits the vehicle with the transmission in a gear other than 'Park' while the ignition is on, the vehicle could roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
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FORD ISSUES TWO SAFETY COMPLIANCE RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 11, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety compliance recalls in North America. Details are as follows:

Ford issues safety compliance recall for certain 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles for headlamp assemblies
Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 1,900 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles to inspect and, if necessary, replace headlamp assemblies. In affected vehicles, HID headlamps may have been misbuilt with LED lenses that ....
BONNET LATCH RECALL ON KIA SEDONA

◾Kia recalls Sedona MPV for bonnet release catch check
◾Secondary latch may not fully operate if corroded
◾9,955 vehicles built between 2005 and 2015 affected

Kia Motors (UK) Limited is recalling 9,955 Sedona models built between June 2005 and April 2014 to check the operation of the vehicle's secondary bonnet catch, which may not operate effectively if corroded.

As part of Kia's continuous safety monitoring programme, Kia has identified a possibility for the secondary latch to remain in....
FORD ISSUES ONE SAFETY RECALL AND ONE SAFETY COMPLIANCE RECALL IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 28, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing one safety recall and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows:

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2014 Ford Transit Connect vehicles to reinstall panoramic roofs

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 900 2014 Ford Transit Connect vehicles to reinstall panoramic roofs. In the affected vehicles, an improper bond may exist between the panoramic roof and the vehicle body, ....
GM RECALLING VEHICLES FOR POTENTIAL FRONT AIRBAG NON-DEPLOYMENT

DETROIT – GM is voluntarily recalling approximately 3.64 million 2014-17 model year vehicles in the United States. The sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) in these vehicles, which controls airbag and pretensioners deployment, contains a software defect that may prevent the deployment of frontal airbags and pretensioners in certain rare circumstances when a crash is preceded by a specific event impacting vehicle dynamics.

The recall includes certain:
◾2014-2016 model year Buick ....