The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars which are equipped with faulty air bags that can injure and even kill a driver.
Ford is recalling about 65,000 of its Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not set in the park position.
Emails show that General Motors ordered 500,000 replacement ignition switches almost two months before telling safety regulators that the switches would be recalled.
Honda is adding hundreds of thousands of vehicles to their previously announced recall for Takata passenger air bags that can explode with too much force.
Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 cars in the U.S. because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall covers certain A4 and S4 cars from 2013 through 2015.
Ford is recalling more than 202,000 cars, vans and trucks in North America in five separate recalls to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling and other safety issues.
Nissan said that it is recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the United States for an air bag problem that could send pieces of shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
The U.S. government’s auto safety agency told the manufacturer of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more to find the cause of the problem.
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
Transportation officials are reviewing the “safety culture” of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls
Chrysler said Thursday that they are recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.
Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.