Safety http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53339/more en Global Recall Covers 288,000 Dodge Ram Pickups http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The successor to Chrysler Group, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, has notified U.S. safety regulators that a loose fastener in the 2005 model-year pickups may loosen and cause the rear axle to lock up or detach. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Chassis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:00 +0000 1187311 at http://wardsauto.com Mercedes Recalls Sprinter Vans With Possible Oil Leak http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-sprinter-vans-possible-oil-leak <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The recall covers 8,279 Sprinter 2500- and 3500-model vans from the 2014 and 2015 model years with chain tensioner gaskets that may allow oil to leak, raising the risk of a fire or stalling engine.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-sprinter-vans-possible-oil-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Safety Vehicles & Technology Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1187331 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Recalling 502,000 Mustangs With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling 502,500 Mustangs and Ford GT sports cars sold outside the high-humidity areas that supplier Takata said could increase the chances of its airbag inflators to malfunction. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-recalling-502000-mustangs-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 1185711 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Recalling 500,000-Plus Cars in China With Takata Airbags http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-500000-plus-cars-china-takata-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">More than 85% of the 569,769 cars being recalled due to potentially defective airbags are Accord models built between May 2002 and December 2007 by the Japanese automaker's joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-recalling-500000-plus-cars-china-takata-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Japan Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:20:00 +0000 1183131 at http://wardsauto.com Takata Heightens Supplier Scrutiny Amid Airbag Crisis http://wardsauto.com/takata-heightens-supplier-scrutiny-amid-airbag-crisis <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Responding to a global recall of more than 20 million vehicles equipped with airbags that can explode, a defect blamed in five deaths, Takata is stepping up the pace of quality inspections at its key suppliers.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-heightens-supplier-scrutiny-amid-airbag-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Safety Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +0000 1181121 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda to Investigate Takata Airbags in 52,000 Cars in Japan http://wardsauto.com/mazda-investigate-takata-airbags-52000-cars-japan <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling Atenza and RX-8 models made between 2004 and 2008 to investigate potential defects in Takata airbags that have prompted the recall of nearly 20 million cars globally. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mazda-investigate-takata-airbags-52000-cars-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Japan Airbags Safety Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:13:00 +0000 1179631 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Expands Takata Airbag-Related Recall http://wardsauto.com/honda-expands-takata-airbag-related-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker is recalling about 400,000 vehicles globally in what it calls a precautionary measure to replace Takata-manufactured airbag inflators that may explode, a defect linked to five deaths.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/honda-expands-takata-airbag-related-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan World Airbags OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:38:00 +0000 1178281 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks http://wardsauto.com/nissan-recalls-about-470000-suvs-cars-possible-fuel-leaks <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NISSAN-RECALL/:Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:54:31 +0000 1176281 at http://wardsauto.com Latest Takata Airbag Recall Covers 135,000 Cars in Japan http://wardsauto.com/latest-takata-airbag-recall-covers-135000-cars-japan <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Some 135,000 Honda vehicles are being added to the 2.6 million already under recall in Japan to replace Takata airbags that can explode and spray shrapnel into the car, a defect linked to five deaths. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/latest-takata-airbag-recall-covers-135000-cars-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags Safety Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:05:00 +0000 1172441 at http://wardsauto.com REFILE-Mazda expands recall for US cars with Takata passenger air bags http://wardsauto.com/refile-mazda-expands-recall-us-cars-takata-passenger-air-bags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Fixes verb tense in second paragraph.)</p> <p>DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp said on Thursday it will expand to additional states its recall of vehicles with Takata Corp passenger-side air bags after U.S. regulators requested it.</p> <p>Mazda was among 10 automakers that began in June to conduct regional recalls of vehicles with passenger-side front-seat air bags supplied by Takata, at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/refile-mazda-expands-recall-us-cars-takata-passenger-air-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:35:44 +0000 1172151 at http://wardsauto.com