Safety http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53339/more en Study Says Recalls Don’t Hurt Residuals http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals <div class="node-body article-body">Recalls don’t necessarily spell trouble for vehicle retention, short or long term, says a Black Book white paper.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/study-says-recalls-don-t-hurt-residuals#comments Premium Limited Retail Auto Makers North America U.S. Auto Makers GM's Recall Crisis Remarketing Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:59:00 +0000 1089281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>2014 banner recall year.</strong></p> Ford Issues Stop-Sell Order for Some C-Max, Focus Models http://wardsauto.com/ford-issues-stop-sell-order-some-c-max-focus-models <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker has told U.S. dealers to stop selling and test-driving Focus and C-Max models built from Aug. 8-15 because of potentially faulty steering-gear assemblies, although none have been sold.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-issues-stop-sell-order-some-c-max-focus-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Sales & Marketing Safety Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:00 +0000 1090301 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Calling Back ’15 Fits for Bumper Fix http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix <div class="node-body article-body">Honda discovered welding wasn’t up to snuff after the Fit rated “marginal” in the most recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small-overlap test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/honda-calling-back-15-fits-bumper-fix#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Safety Steel call back Celaya Chuck Thomas Fit front-bumper beam Honda IIHS Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Mexico steel subcompact U.S. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1089271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Fit needs a fix.</strong></p> NHTSA Fine-Tunes Auto-Recall Online Search Tool http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-fine-tunes-auto-recall-online-search-tool <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The agency's SaferCar.gov website now allows consumers to search more precisely for possible safety recalls using the car's or motorcycle's Vehicle Identification Number. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-fine-tunes-auto-recall-online-search-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles in Operation Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:01:00 +0000 1088341 at http://wardsauto.com Daimler Recalling 50,000 Smart Minicars in China http://wardsauto.com/daimler-recalling-50000-smart-minicars-china <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chinese regulators say the cars' V-belts may tear and cause damage to the engine.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/daimler-recalling-50000-smart-minicars-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Component Safety Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:55:00 +0000 1085811 at http://wardsauto.com Land Rover Recalls SUVs With Possible Airbag Defect http://wardsauto.com/land-rover-recalls-suvs-possible-airbag-defect-0 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says the recall covers more than 40,000 vehicles with possibly defective restraint-control software that controls the front passenger airbag.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/land-rover-recalls-suvs-possible-airbag-defect-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags Component National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:05:00 +0000 1084591 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Puts Kunselman in Charge of Safety http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-puts-kunselman-charge-safety <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chrysler creates a "vehicle safety and regulatory compliance office," putting veteran company senior vice president, Scott Kunselman in charge.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chrysler-puts-kunselman-charge-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers North America U.S. Management & Strategy Safety Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:29:00 +0000 1083881 at http://wardsauto.com GM Loses Bid to Quash Lawsuit in Death Linked to Ignition Switch http://wardsauto.com/gm-loses-bid-quash-lawsuit-death-linked-ignition-switch <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The parents of crash victim Brooke Melton reached a settlement with the automaker last September for a reported $5 million, but a Georgia state judge says they can proceed with a new lawsuit based on information emerging from this year's recall of 2.6 million GM vehicles. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-loses-bid-quash-lawsuit-death-linked-ignition-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers North America U.S. Component GM's Recall Crisis Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:59:00 +0000 1082401 at http://wardsauto.com VW Expands Recall of Chrysler-Built Minivans http://wardsauto.com/vw-expands-recall-chrysler-built-minivans <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">VW's latest recall raises to more than 34,000 the number of '09- and '10-model Routan minivans with ignition switches that could be jolted into the accessory position and shut off the engine. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vw-expands-recall-chrysler-built-minivans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Suppliers North America Canada U.S. Germany Component National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 1081761 at http://wardsauto.com Recalls Likely to Saddle Takata With Record Net Loss in Fiscal 2014 http://wardsauto.com/recalls-likely-saddle-takata-record-net-loss-fiscal-2014 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">With nine automakers recalling more than 12 million vehicles with Takata airbags that potentially could explode, the safety-components maker faces a second consecutive full-year net loss.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/recalls-likely-saddle-takata-record-net-loss-fiscal-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags 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