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Ford Recalls 2M F150s Due to Seatbelt Fire Risk

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seatbelts can spark and cause fires. The recall, which covers trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years, comes about …

Kia Recalls Over 500K Vehicles Because of Airbag Issue

Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the airbags may not work in a crash. Combined with a previous recall expansion by Hyundai, the affiliated automakers are recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles due to the problem, …

Fiat Chrysler Warns 4.8M Owners Not to Use Cruise Control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, …

Rodent Infestation, Filth Found Before Egg Recall

Before a U.S. farm voluntarily recalled 207 million eggs, government inspectors found rodents scurrying in manure pits, equipment that was coated with grime and food debris, and outside a swarm of “large flying insects too numerous to count.” Unsanitary conditions …

200M Eggs Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns

More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacterial contamination. A notice posted on the Food & Drug Administration website Friday said the eggs shipped from a North Carolina …

Owners of $3 Million Bugatti Get House Calls When a Recall is Needed

Bugatti Automobiles SAS makes some of the world’s most exclusive cars, yet even owners of the $2.99 million Chiron supercar aren’t immune from the nuisance of an occasional recall. But the French manufacturer does what it can to soften the …

Allianz Warns Product Recall Risks Grow as Technology Drives New Triggers

Defective product risk is an increasing peril for companies, causing significant financial damage, according to a newly released Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) report. Recall exposures have increased significantly over the past decade, bringing the potential for larger and …

Mazda Parking Brake May Not Hold; Company Issues Recall Due to Crash Risk

Mazda is recalling more than 307,000 cars because the parking brake may not fully release or could fail to hold the cars, increasing the risk of a crash. The recall covers certain Mazda 6 cars from the 2014 and 2015 …

US Probes 2012 Jeep Liberty Airbag Computer Failures

The U.S. government is investigating complaints that airbag control computers in some Jeep Liberty SUVs can fail, preventing the airbag system from operating properly in a crash. The probe covers about 105,000 of the vehicles from the 2012 model year. …

Safety Agency Reviews Ford Recall of Cars Prone to Overheat, Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant and potentially overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn’t …