CANBERRA – General Motors Corp. subsidiary Holden Ltd. is at the center of Australia’s biggest-ever vehicle recall, with 135,000 cars and utility vehicles on their way back to dealers due to potential power steering problems. The auto maker says a cooler hose used in the vehicles could rupture during cornering, causing a complete loss of steering assistance. Holden will install new hoses, at a cost of A$8 ($5.52) apiece. Affected are VY Series 1 Commodores, including Calais and Crewman ...

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