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BMW Recalls 1.6 Million Vehicles to Fix Faulty Passenger Airbag

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is recalling 1.6 million cars globally for a front-passenger air- bag defect that has caused manufacturers including Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. to repair millions of vehicles. BMW 3-Series models produced from May 1999 …

With Six Months to Go Auto Recalls Break Single Year Record

With six months left in 2014, automakers have already recalled more vehicles in the U.S. than in any other year on record. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration lists U.S. recalls for 37.5 million cars this year, topping the 30.8 …

Safety Agency Says Jeep Recall Too Slow

The U.S. government’s road safety agency is accusing Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix some Jeep SUVs in a recall announced more than a year ago. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a letter released Wednesday, is asking …

Steering Issue Prompts Blue Bird School Bus Recall

Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult. The company also is recalling a smaller number of school buses that may be prone …

Nissan, Honda Add More Than 2M Cars to Air Bag Recall

Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. recalled almost 3 million vehicles to repair flaws in Takata Corp. air bags, adding to a call back by Toyota Motor Corp. earlier this month. Honda‚Äôs announcement covers 2.03 million vehicles, including the …

250,000 Glass Knobs Sold by World Market Recalled Due to Cutting Risk

More than 250,000 glass knobs are being recalled after customers complained that the knobs broke and cut their hands. The knobs were sold exclusively at Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores around the country between October 2010 and …

Toyota Recalls 2.27M Cars for Airbag Defect

Toyota Motor Corp. says it is recalling 2.27 million vehicles due to problems with front passenger airbag inflators. The company said Wednesday that it was notifying owners of vehicles involved in a 2013 safety recall, including 766,300 in the U.S., …

Regulators Probe Chrysler SUV Airbag Recall

U.S. safety regulators are investigating Chrysler Group’s 2012 recall of 744,822 sport utility vehicles in the United States after six consumers complained of inadvertent airbag deployments even after fixes were made. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents …

Office Depot Recalls 1.4M Rolling Office Chairs

Office Depot is recalling 1.4 million black rolling office chairs after it received 153 reports of a broken part that caused at least one serious injury. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the chair’s seat plate weld can crack …

Safety Risk Prompts Recall of 440K Nest Smoke Alarms

Government regulators on Wednesday said that they have approved Nest Labs’ plans to fix a feature in its smoke alarms that could prevent them from sounding immediately. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that the company will recall …