BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.
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.
BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota will all recall cars at the U.S. government’s request because their air bag inflators could rupture.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems. It gave a “superior” rating to eight of vehicles.
Two different automakers have announced separate recalls totaling more than 400,000 vehicles in North America. The recalls were both announced on Tuesday morning.
BMW is recalling more than 30,000 SUVs to fix an oil leak that can knock out the power-assisted braking.
BMW is recalling about 35,000 X5 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because a bolt can break and cause the loss of power-assisted steering.
BMW AG is recalling 1.3 million 5- and 6-series cars from the 2003 to 2010 model years.
“That’s Charley, short for Charlotte. She’s an adoption.” – Andy and his BMW 355i Coupe