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Hyundai Recalling 82,000 Electric Cars Over Battery Flaws

Hyundai Motor Co. will recall about 82,000 electric cars globally and take an almost $900 million hit after the South Korean government found defects in some of the vehicles’ battery cells. The recall affects electric versions of the Kona crossover …

Ford Recalling 153,000 Vehicles in U.S., Canada That Could Have Faulty Inflators

Ford Motor Co is recalling 153,000 older trucks that may have had obsolete Takata air bag modules installed in collision and theft repairs after the Takata recall was completed, the automaker said on Thursday. The second-largest U.S. automaker identified 144,340 …

Tesla to Recall 135,000 U.S. Vehicles Under Pressure From Auto Safety Regulators

WASHINGTON — Tesla Inc has agreed to recall 134,951 Model S and Model X vehicles with touchscreen displays that could fail and raise the risk of a crash after U.S. auto safety regulators sought the recall last month, according to …

Ford to Recall 3M Vehicles for Air Bags at $610 Million Cost

Ford Motor Co. said on Thursday it will recall 3 million vehicles for air bag inflators that could rupture, at a cost of $610 million. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday ordered Ford to issue the recall for …

U.S. Agency Orders Ford to Recall 3 Million Vehicles Over Air Bags

WASHINGTON — Ford Motor Co must recall 3 million vehicles with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags, the U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday, rejecting a bid by the second-largest U.S. automaker to avoid a recall. The National Highway …

Tesla Balks at Touch Screen Recall, US Agency Takes Action

DETROIT — Tesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the company to take action. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday sent a letter …

U.S. Asks Tesla to Recall 158,000 Vehicles for Touchscreen Failures

WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday asked Tesla Inc to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over media control unit (MCU) failures that could pose safety risks by leading to touchscreen displays not …

Volkswagen Loses Top Court Case in EU in Diesel Scandal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday that Volkswagen breached the law by installing on its cars a so-called defeat device to cheat on emission tests and cannot argue it was merely protecting car engines. The …

Kia Recalls 295,000 US Vehicles for Fire Risks

WASHINGTON — Kia Motors Corp said on Saturday it is recalling 295,000 U.S. vehicles for engine fire risks. The Korean automaker said the recall covers some 2012-2013 model year Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul, …

LG Chem Recalls Home Battery Systems After Reports of Fires

LG Chem Ltd. is voluntarily recalling certain models of its home energy storage batteries in the U.S. on concerns they could overheat and start fires. The South Korean industrial giant is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on …