BMW AG recalls its 3 series sedans due to problems with side air bags. Faulty software could cause the safety devices to deploy if the car hits a curb. The recall affects 280,000 vehicles worldwide and could cost the automaker $8 million. General Motors Corp. recalls some '98 Cadillac Sevilles built in August 1998 and about 35,000 '99 Sevilles due to an electrical short in the generator that may cause engine fires. DaimlerChrysler Corp. recalls 996,939 '94-'95 minivans to perform an air bag ...

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