Kia is recalling nearly 209,000 Soul small SUVs because the gas pedals can bend or break. The recall covers certain Soul and Soul electric vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 years.
Honda is launching an unprecedented ad campaign in the U.S. starting next week, urging car owners to get vehicles that have been recalled for safety problems repaired.
Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The company said that there have been no known injuries from the problems.
Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The largest recall covers Rogue vehicles from 2008 to 2014.
General Motors is recalling 92,221 full-size trucks and SUVs for a defect in ignition lock systems that can cause safety problems in hot conditions.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off. The recall covers vehicles from the 2005 model year.
Ford has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire nation. The move adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the recall list.
Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Takata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states. The recall began this past June for high-humidity regions.
Japan’s Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.