Business / Auto Quality

China demands VW to recall defective cars

[2013-03-16 14:21]

China's consumer quality watchdog on Saturday urged German car maker Volkswagen to recall defective cars with DSG problems.

Honda to recall 250k cars globally

[2013-03-15 17:14]

Honda Motor Co Ltd will recall nearly 250,000 vehicles globally, including sedans, minivans and SUVs, due to braking problems.

Renault to recall defective cars in China

[2013-03-14 17:30]

French automaker Renault will recall more than 8,000 cars in China over problems with their airbags, China's consumer quality watchdog said Thursday.

Hyundai uses steel tanks, raising safety concerns

[2013-03-13 15:13]

Certain car models from a Hyundai 4S dealership in Beijing are equipped with steel fuel tanks, instead of plastic ones, the mainstay for light vehicles.

Buick owner seeks compensation for crash

[2013-03-13 15:01]

After a Buick Lacrosses 2.4L SIDI stalled during a test drive on a highway in Fuzhou, the car owner is seeking help from media after a three-month long complaint.

Ford recalls 6,500 cars for child safety lock

[2013-03-13 14:42]

Ford Motor Co is recalling about 6,500 new vehicles in North America to replace a rear door lock that may have a faulty child safety mechanism.

Changan recalls defective SUVs

[2013-03-09 10:50]

Chinese auto producer Changan Automobile will recall 12,492 vehicles due to a problem that may affect proper engine lubrication.

Subaru recalls 47,419 cars in US

[2013-03-08 14:06]

Subaru of America is recalling up to 47,419 cars and crossover vehicles in the US equipped with remote starters because the engines could start on their own.

Suzuki to recall 13k imported Jimnys in China

[2013-02-27 10:23]

The recall, set to begin on Feb 28, will involve 13,227 imported Jimny vehicles manufactured between Feb 13, 2007 and Jan 31, 2013

US investigates 724k Ford vehicles

[2013-02-26 15:41]

US have opened an investigation into 724,000 Ford Escape, Fusion and Mercury models over reports of sudden loss of most engine power.

Toyota to recall 6,934 cars in S. Korea

[2013-02-25 14:47]

Toyota Motor Korea, Toyota Motor Corp's South Korean sales affiliate, will recall nearly 7,000 Lexus IS cars due to wiper problems.

BMW recalls X5 vehicles over brake problem

[2013-02-22 15:13]

German car maker BMW will recall more than 2,000 X5 SUVs exported to China due to faulty brakes, China's quality watchdog said on Thursday.

BMW recalls 750k cars due to electrical problem

[2013-02-20 14:35]

BMW is recalling about 750,000 cars in the US, Japan, Canada and South Africa due the chance of an electrical failure that may cause unexpected stall.

Chrysler recalls 370,297 vehicles globally

[2013-02-15 13:48]

Chrysler Group was recalling 370,297 pickup trucks and SUVs because a loose fastener could cause the rear axle to lock up and make a driver lose control.

Renault to recall over 60k cars in China

[2013-02-10 08:56]

French automaker Renault has started to recall more than 60,000 cars exported to the Chinese mainland over problems with their fuel level sensors.

Toyota recalls 23k cars over faulty wipers in China

[2013-02-01 09:49]

Japanese automaker Toyota will recall 22,869 vehicles exported to China over defects in the vehicles' windshield wipers.

Toyota to recall 1m cars for airbag, wiper glitches

[2013-01-31 17:37]

Toyota Motor Corp will recall 752, 000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles globally to fix airbags that could be deployed inadvertently.

75% more faulty cars recalled in 2012

[2013-01-29 07:15]

As many as 3.2 million vehicles were recalled in 2012 for being faulty, up 75 percent from a year earlier, the country's top quality supervisor said Monday.

Renault recalls cars over possible wheel jams

[2013-01-26 15:35]

Renault Group (Beijing) Ltd started to recall some of its imported Koleos vehicles on Friday, China's quality watchdog said in an online statement.

China automaker to recall defective school buses

[2013-01-26 10:53]

A Chinese auto manufacturer will recall nearly 100 school buses with defective parts amid tight government safety checks.