The German automaker says it will recall 1.6 million 3-Series cars from model years 2000 to 2006 across the world, including 574,000 in the U.S.
Earlier this week, General Motors announced the recall of more than 3 million vehicles. The recall is for ignition problems dating back to 2000, which means used car buyers should beware.
Ford has issued two recalls including 1.1 million SUVs to fix problems that could result in the loss of power steering while driving.
The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
General Motors is adding 218,000 subcompact cars to its growing list of recalled vehicles. The new recall covers certain Chevrolet Aveo cars from the 2004 through 2008 model years.
General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it’s moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.
General Motors faced more pressure over its handling of a deadly defect in certain compact cars Tuesday as word leaked of a criminal investigation and two congressional committees opened probes into the matter.
There are new concerns about the current General Motors recall that affects some 1.6 million vehicles worldwide. GM car owners in North Texas are already calling dealerships, searching for a fix, but the fix isn’t ready.
Chrysler is refusing a request by U.S. safety regulators to recall about 2.7 million vehicles to fix fuel tanks that could leak and cause fires in rear-end collisions.