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Sunday, February 25, 2018

General Motors’ Profit Skids On Recall Costs

New York (AFP) — General Motors on Thursday posted a sharp drop in second-quarter profit as the automaker took heavy charges for safety recalls and a compensation fund for victims of faulty ignition switches. GM net profit dived 85 percent to $190 million, missing analyst expectations. A year ago the company posted a $1.26 billion […]

July 24, 2014

Nissan Recalls 990,000 Cars In North America Over Airbag Issue

New York (AFP) – Japanese automaker Nissan is recalling nearly a million of its vehicles in North America over a defect that could cause the front passenger airbag not to deploy in an accident. The company did not indicate whether the defect was involved in any reported accidents in the letter it sent to the […]

March 26, 2014

Honda Recalling 900,000 Odyssey Minivans With Fire Risk

By David Undercoffler, Los Angeles Times A potential fire risk has led Honda to recall nearly 900,000 of its popular Odyssey minivans, the automaker has announced. The voluntary recall affects 886,815 minivans from the 2005-2010 model years, Honda said. In these vehicles, the cover of the fuel strainer at the top of the gas tank […]

March 17, 2014

GM Recalls 1.5 Million Vehicles For Air Bag, Fire Risks

By Greg Gardner, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — General Motors Co. on Monday issued three new recalls separate from the controversial action of recalling 1.6 million small cars that may have defective ignition switches, the company said. “I asked our team to redouble our efforts on our pending product reviews, bring them forward and resolve […]

March 17, 2014

Activists Confident Ahead of Wisconsin Recalls

Six Republican State Senators face recall elections in Wisconsin on Tuesday, capping a months-long effort to make Gov. Scott Walker and his party pay for stripping public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights, and interviews with the national and local groups active on the ground and a survey of public polls suggest Democrats […]

August 7, 2011