Automobile recalls

TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, June 25, 2017. Japanese air bag maker Takata, overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 25, 2017 - 9:22 pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company announced the move Monday morning Tokyo time...
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FILE - This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
June 25, 2017 - 7:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday. Takata was done in by defective air bag inflators that can explode with too much force, spewing out shrapnel...
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FILE - This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
June 19, 2017 - 11:05 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators, according to outside legal experts and lawyers suing the company. Takata Corp. and its U.S...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:43 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control. The recall covers certain Tacoma trucks from the 2016 and 2017 model years. Toyota says oil can leak from the rear...
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor Co.’s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter reported Thursday, April 27, 2017, as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 27, 2017 - 7:10 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials. The Dearborn-based automaker had warned investors and analysts to expect weaker results in the first...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking break to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows a blue oval Ford sign above the entrance to Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa. Ford is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. The first recall covers about 230,000 Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts, Fusion midsize cars and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines from 2013 through 2015. The company also is adding 211,000 vehicles to a previous recall to replace faulty door latches. That recall covers the 2014 Fiesta and the 2013 and 2014 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 29, 2017 - 9:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. The recalls will hit the company's bottom line in the first quarter of this year. Ford said in a Wednesday filing with...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:59 pm
AL-QAIDA LEADER Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:49 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office says the storm destroyed...
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