National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53334/more en Hyundai Recalls Sonata Sedans Over Transmission Concerns http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-sonata-sedans-over-transmission-concerns <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The 883,000 cars covered by the recall have potentially faulty transmission-shift cables that could cause unintended or unexpected movement.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-sonata-sedans-over-transmission-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Transmissions Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:02:00 +0000 1071591 at http://wardsauto.com CORRECTED-Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans with Takata air bags http://wardsauto.com/corrected-mitsubishi-recalls-lancer-sedans-takata-air-bags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects paragraph 1 and headline to collectively show that Mitsubishi is one of nine automakers, not the ninth, to say it will conduct a limited regional recall, deletes second sentence in 7th paragraph saying Mitsubishi was the last to announce recall)</p> <p>DETROIT, July 18 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling cars made with Takata Corp air bags in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-mitsubishi-recalls-lancer-sedans-takata-air-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags Component National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:15:19 +0000 1063331 at http://wardsauto.com Jeep Repair Deadline Can Be Moved Up, Chrysler Says http://wardsauto.com/jeep-repair-deadline-can-be-moved-chrysler-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chrysler tells NHTSA it can fit trailer hitches onto 1.56 million older Jeep SUVs by March, after the regulator approved the automaker's plan to protect rear fuel tanks by installing the hitches. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/jeep-repair-deadline-can-be-moved-chrysler-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Design Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:40:00 +0000 1062171 at http://wardsauto.com Subaru Recall Latest Involving Takata Airbag Issue http://wardsauto.com/subaru-recall-latest-involving-takata-airbag-issue <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Subaru is the eighth automaker to recall cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators made by the Japanese supplier and sold in some high-humidity regions of the U.S. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/subaru-recall-latest-involving-takata-airbag-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:26:00 +0000 1055611 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Recalls 58,000 Elantra Cars http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-58000-elantra-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Korean automaker says the Elantra Touring cars from the '10-'12 model years sold in the U.S. and Canada have a support bracket to the headliner that may become displaced in a side-airbag deployment. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-58000-elantra-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. Airbags Headliner National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:41:00 +0000 1051961 at http://wardsauto.com Second Defective Ignition Switch Made in China, GM Says http://wardsauto.com/second-defective-ignition-switch-made-china-gm-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says the latest switch problem is similar to the defective part linked to at least 13 deaths and the recall of nearly 3.4 million cars. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/second-defective-ignition-switch-made-china-gm-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Component GM's Recall Crisis Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:28:00 +0000 1046221 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-Honda and others recall nearly 3 mln vehicles over air bag flaw http://wardsauto.com/update-4-honda-and-others-recall-nearly-3-mln-vehicles-over-air-bag-flaw <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Honda, Nissan, Mazda recall vehicles for potential Takata air bag issue</p> <p>* Air bags may explode, shoot shrapnel inside cars</p> <p>* Seven automakers also set regional recalls in U.S. (Adds NHTSA comments, paragraphs 11-12)</p> <p>By Yoko Kubota and Ben Klayman</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-honda-and-others-recall-nearly-3-mln-vehicles-over-air-bag-flaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:25 +0000 1044301 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Opens Limited Airbag Probe http://wardsauto.com/bmw-opens-limited-airbag-probe <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German automaker is examining limited numbers of its cars in Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands at the request of NHTSA, which is trying to determine whether airbag inflators supplied by Japan's Takata may fail in highly humid areas.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bmw-opens-limited-airbag-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:50:00 +0000 1044541 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 3-U.S. ignition-switch investigation extended to Chrysler http://wardsauto.com/update-3-us-ignition-switch-investigation-extended-chrysler <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds comments by safety experts, adds consumer complaints on Jeeps)</p> <p>By Bernie Woodall and Marilyn W. Thompson</p> <p>DETROIT/WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating about 1.2 million Chrysler vehicles for potential ignition-switch problems, expanding a probe beyond General Motors Co to another Detroit automaker.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-3-us-ignition-switch-investigation-extended-chrysler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Component Design GM's Recall Crisis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:23:46 +0000 1041981 at http://wardsauto.com GM’s Barra to Deliver Recall Update; Investigation Findings Expected http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-s-barra-deliver-recall-update-investigation-findings-expected <div class="node-body article-body">The chief executive will speak to GM employees from the automaker’s Warren, MI, technical center via a global broadcast tomorrow. GM will not comment on content of the event, beyond calling it an update on the recall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-s-barra-deliver-recall-update-investigation-findings-expected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-s-barra-deliver-recall-update-investigation-findings-expected#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. General Motors Politics GM's Recall Crisis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Restructuring Chevrolet Cobalt G5 HHR ignition switch recall Mary Barra National Highway Safety Traffic Administration Pursuit Saturn Ion Sky Solstic Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:08:00 +0000 1033581 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM CEO Mary Barra expected to address findings of internal investigation.</strong></p>