Product recalls

June 11, 2018 - 11:50 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions. Minister Andreas Scheuer made the statement Monday after a meeting with...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2011 file photo, KIA Motors logo is seen on a K7 sedan at a showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. The recall apparently is related to federal investigation into air bag failures in Kia and partner Hyundai vehicles that were linked to four deaths. Vehicles covered by the recall include 2010 through 2013 Forte compact cars and 2011 through 2013 Optima midsize cars. Also covered are Optima Hybrid and Sedona minivans from 2011 and 2012.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 08, 2018 - 2:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags 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, which has been linked to four deaths...
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June 05, 2018 - 2:44 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister says the government will take an active role in recalls to replace flawed Takata air bags after data from eight car manufacturers showed that more than 350,000 car owners have not responded. The deaths of seven people in Malaysia have been...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a Honda technician works on an airbag during a free airbag replacement event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Japanese carmaker Honda said Friday, June 1, 2018, another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng, File )
June 02, 2018 - 1:06 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday that owners of more than 71,000 affected Honda cars will be penalized if they fail to replace flawed Takata air bags, in a drastic move to curb fatalities. The deaths of seven people in Malaysia have been linked to the...
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June 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
YOAKUM, Texas (AP) — A Texas meatpacker is recalling more than 9 tons (8.16 metric tons) of smoked sausage over possible contamination by soft plastic in its second recall in a month. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced the latest recall by Eddy Packing Co. of Yoakum. The...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:13 am
YOAKUM, Texas (AP) — A Texas company has recalled nearly 25 tons (23 metric tons) of smoked sausage products due to possible plastic contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a statement Friday saying the recall by Eddy Packing Co. involves products with packing dates of April 5...
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April 08, 2018 - 1:24 pm
HARRISON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products that could be contaminated with rubber. The U.S. agriculture department's Food Safety and Inspection Service reports that J.T.M...
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March 17, 2018 - 9:20 am
DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made...
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This undated combination of photos shows clockwise from top left, the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit, the logo of Mercedes EQ concept car at the company's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, the Fiat logo on a 2018 Fiat automobile on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show and a Volkswagen logo on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Three class actions filed Wednesday, March 14, 2018, allege that General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes knew of problems with exploding Takata air bag inflators yet waited years to issue recalls. (AP Photo)
March 14, 2018 - 4:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes all knew of problems with dangerous exploding Takata air bag inflators years before issuing recalls, according to three class actions filed Wednesday with the federal court in Miami. The lawsuits cite company documents obtained...
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CORRECTS ID - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims talks about a compulsory recall order of 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags, in Canberra, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Australia issued a compulsory recall for cars fitted with defective air bags in an effort to lift the auto industry's mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for multiple deaths around the world. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
February 28, 2018 - 1:53 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Wednesday issued a compulsory recall for all 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags in an effort to lift the auto industry's mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for at least 23 deaths around the world. Vehicle suppliers must recall and...
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