BMW News

Institute Ranks Cars for Pedestrian Crash Avoidance

Consumers don’t always have to pay extra to acquire a good pedestrian crash-avoidance system: Some of the best systems come as standard equipment, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute rated pedestrian crash prevention systems in 16 …

Fiat Chrysler Recalling 300,000, BMW Adding 185,000 to Recall for Engine Problems

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly, while BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles to a U.S. recall announced in 2017 for possible engine fires. …

BMW Joins Other Auto Makers, Will Replace Airbags Nationwide

BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side airbags across the entire U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pushing companies to recall older cars with airbag inflators made by Takata Corp. They can explode …

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 …

BMW Recalls 176,000 Vehicles Over Power Brake

German carmaker BMW is recalling 176,000 vehicles from the model years 2012 to 2014 over a problem with the power brake system. The company says in rare cases an interruption in the oil supply to a part can mean the …

BMW Recalls 143,000 Cars in China

China’s national product safety agency says automaker BMW is recalling 143,000 cars to replace a part in its electrical system. The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China said Monday a seal in the electrical system might …

BMW Recalls Nearly 570,000 Cars to Fix Cables

BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects the popular 3-Series sedans, wagons, convertibles and coupes from the 2007 through 2011 …

BMW Recalls Utility Vehicles for Steering Issue

BMW of North America will recall 29,800 X5 utility vehicles with diesel engines to replace an engine part that could break and cause a loss of power steering, federal safety officials said Thursday. The issue affects 2009-2012 BMW X5 35d …

BMW Recalls Older 7 Series Sedans for Faulty Door Latches

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s BMW of North America affiliate said it will recall 7,485 of its 7 Series luxury sedans from model years 2005-2007 that may have faulty door latches. BMW said the doors may not latch due to a …

BMW Recalls Close to 90,000 Mini Coopers Due to Fire Risk

Due to a risk of fire, BMW has issued a recall that impacts 88,911 Mini Coopers manufactured between 2006 and 2011. The recall includes 2007-2011 Mini Cooper S, 2008-2011 Mini cooper S Clubman, 2009-2011 Mini Cooper S Convertibles, 2009-2011 Mini …