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US Ends Probe into Ford SUV Exhaust Issues Without a Recall

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s road safety agency has closed a more than six-year investigation into exhaust odors in Ford Explorer passenger cabins, determining that the SUVs don’t have high levels of carbon monoxide and don’t need to be …

Third Air Bag Death Confirmed, Owners Urged to Get Repairs

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis and U.S. safety regulators have confirmed that an exploding Takata air bag inflator has killed another driver. The company and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reiterated warnings to owners of 274,000 older Dodge and Chrysler …

GM Recalls 825,000 Trucks, SUVs over Headlight Issue

General Motors said on Wednesday it was recalling 825,000 trucks and SUVs in North America because daytime running lights may not deactivate when the headlights are on, potentially causing excess glare. The largest U.S. automaker said the recall covers various …

Subaru Recalls 271,000 US Vehicles for Fire Risks, Urges Drivers to Park Outside

Subaru on Tuesday said it was recalling 271,000 Ascent sport utility vehicles with model years between 2019 to 2022 due to increased fire risks and urged owners to park their vehicles outside until repairs are completed. The Japanese automaker said …

U.S. Confirms Another Honda Death from Faulty Air Bag

WASHINGTON –– A U.S. auto safety regulator on Friday said it had confirmed a new crash death from a faulty air bag in a Honda car, as it urged owners to get recall repairs completed. The National Highway Traffic Safety …

U.S. Agency Opens Safety Probes into Honda, Jeep, Ram Vehicles

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening new safety probes into 1.72 million Honda vehicles, 230,000 Jeeps and 390,077 Ram trucks. The auto safety regulator said it will begin preliminary evaluations into issues involving loss of power …

US Confirms New Ford Death Due to Faulty Air Bag Inflator

WASHINGTON —U.S. auto safety regulators on Thursday confirmed a new death tied to a defective air bag inflator in a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup and reiterated urgent calls for owners to get their vehicles repaired. Chrysler parent Stellantis STLA.MI earlier …

Chrysler-Parent Urges 276,000 U.S. Owners to Stop Driving After Air Bag Deaths

WASHINGTON –– Chrysler-parent Stellantis is urged owners of 276,000 older U.S. vehicles to immediately stop driving after three crash deaths tied to faulty Takata air bag inflators were reported in the last seven months. The “Do Not Drive” warning is …

Sleep Apnea Device Recall Drags on, Stoking Frustration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive recall of millions of sleep apnea machines has stoked anger and frustration among patients, and U.S. officials are weighing unprecedented legal action to speed a replacement effort that is set to drag into next year. …

Peloton Says CPSC Staff Recommends Civil Penalties Related to Treadmill Recall

Peloton Interactive Inc. said on Wednesday the U.S. consumer safety regulator’s staff intends to recommend the agency that civil monetary penalties should be imposed on the fitness equipment maker over its recall of treadmills last year. The fitness equipment maker, …