Recall

  • BMW recalls 1.6 million 3Series cars over air bag problem July 17, 2014

    Detroit: BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry. The German automaker says it will recall 1.6 million 3Series cars from model years 2000 to 2006 across the world, including 574,000 in the US. The...
  • Honda Cars India recalls 1,338 units of Accord, CRV over faulty side airbag July 17, 2014

    After a spate of recalls being issued by manufacturers overseas Honda Car India Limited (HCIL) has issued a recall for Accords and CRVs in India. The recall applies to 1085 Accords and 252 CRVs that were manufactured in 2003 and one solitary CRV from 2002. This recall is in line...
  • Honda recalls 2 million vehicles worldwide over airbag defect June 23, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's Honda Motor today recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk. Honda said the recall covers about 2,033,000 vehicles which were produced between August 2000 and December 2005, including over one million in North America and 668,000 in Japan. Subject to...
  • Toyota recalls 2.27 million vehicles globally over airbag defect June 11, 2014

    Tokyo: Toyota on Wednesday recalled 2.27 million vehicles globally over a defect that could see airbags fail to deploy in a crash and also posed a fire risk, dealing another blow to the Japanese giant's safety record. The world's biggest automaker said the latest call back involved 20 models, including its...
  • Hyundai India recalls 2,437 units of Santa Fe SUV May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India is recalling 2,437 units of its sports utility vehicle Santa Fe to replace a faulty stop lamp switch. "Hyundai Motor India will voluntarily recall 2,437 number of Santa Fe vehicles of the 2011 model year in India for the manufacturing period June 26, 2011, to...
  • Toyota recalling 5,16,000 vehicles in 3 recalls May 23, 2014

    Detroit: Toyota said it's recalling 5,16,000 vehicles worldwide, including 4,30,500 in the US, for three separate safety problems, including brakes that can activate without warning. The company said it has no reports of accidents or injuries due to the defects. In all three cases, the company will alert owners and dealers...
  • Honda recalls 31,226 Amaze, Brio cars over faulty brakes May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) recalled 31,226 units of select variants of the Amaze compact sedan and Brio hatchback to inspect them for a possible defect in the brake system. The company will inspect the proportioning valve of nonABS variants of both models manufactured between February 28, 2013,...
  • Explained: Everything you should know about vehicle recalls May 1, 2014

    In just over three months this year, the global automotive industry is already getting uncomfortably close to surpassing the recall figures for all of 2013. On April 9, 2014 Toyota announced a global call back of nearly 70 lakh units, including about 50,000 Innovas in India and a few vehicles that...
  • Toyota to recall 45,000 units of Innova in India April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said it will recall 44,989 units of multi-purpose vehicle Innova manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008 in India to rectify a faulty cable on the steering wheel. The move is part of a global recall of 6.39 million vehicles announced by Japanese parent...
  • Maruti may recall around one lakh Dzire cars over faulty fuel tank April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India is likely to recall about one lakh units of its compact sedan Dzire to replace a faulty fuel tank part. While the company officials declined to comment, neither confirming nor denying the development, industry sources said the...
  • Maruti recalls 1,492 units of Ertiga, Swift, Dzire, AStar November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today said it will recall 1,492 units of Ertiga, Swift, Dzire and AStar models produced in October this year to rectify a possible problem with steering column. The company said it will inspect the steering column for...
  • Ford to inspect 386,000 cars for steering trouble November 20, 2013

    Detroit: Ford Motor Co. will inspect 386,000 large sedans in the US to make sure they don't have a steering problem that caused a recall in August. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Ford will check 2005 through 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car...
  • Ford recalls 1.66 lakh units of Figo, Classic September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In the biggest vehicle recall in the country, Ford India today said it is recalling 1,66,021 units of best selling compact cars Figo and Classic sedan to rectify problems related to steering and rear suspension. The recall will impact different batches of Figo and...
  • Warner rejoins Ashes squad in England, eyes Test recall July 30, 2013

    London: David Warner is to rejoin Australia's squad in England on Monday, a team spokesman said, as the controversial batsman eyes a recall for a third Test that the tourists must win to keep their Ashes hopes alive. Warner was banned in the runup to the opening match of the series...
  • General Motors India recalls 1.14 lakh units of Tavera July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In one of the largest vehicle recalls in India, General Motors India today said it is recalling 1.14 lakh units of its multipurpose vehicle Chevrolet Tavera, manufactured between 2005 and 2013, to address emissions and specification issues. The company said it has informed the Indian...
  • India Yamaha recalls 56,082 Ray scooters July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Twowheeler maker India Yamaha Motor today said it is recalling 56,082 units of its scooter Ray after detecting insufficient strength in the handlebar of some vehicles due to inadequate welding. The company, however, did not share the manufacturing dates of the scooters which will be affected by the recall. "There...
  • Ford recalls diesel variants of EcoSport July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: US auto major Ford said it is recalling the diesel variants of its newly launched compact SUV EcoSport in India to rectify defects in the instrument used as an aid in starting the engine. "As part of routine checks, we discovered a potential concern with EcoSport diesel variants...
  • Toyota recalling 1,85,000 vehicles globally July 3, 2013

    Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1,85,000 vehicles globally, mostly in Japan and Europe, for a glitch in the power steering. No accidents have been reported related to the problem. The recall covers 123,000 vehicles in Japan, including the Vitz compact, and 46,000 vehicles in Europe, including the Yaris, all produced...
  • Toyota recalls 2,42,000 Prius, Lexus hybrid cars June 5, 2013

    Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems. The recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009. The...
  • Toyota recalls 1,100 Corolla Altis cars in India May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Japanese car major Toyota is recalling 1,100 units of the diesel variant of its sedan Corolla Altis in India due to faulty driveshaft. The company's Indian arm, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), said in a statement on its website that it has initiated a recall campaign this month for...
  • Struggle for Right to reject, Right to recall is on: Anna February 21, 2013

    Unnao: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said that his struggle was not over till the Right to reject and Right to recall was endorsed by Parliament. "Our struggle does not end with the Jan Lokpal issue. The struggle for Right to reject and Right to recall was still on....
  • BMW recalls nearly 5,70,000 cars to fix cables February 17, 2013

    Detroit: BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the US and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects the popular 3Series sedans, wagons, convertibles and coupes from the 2007 through 2011 model years. Also included are 1Series coupes and convertibles...
  • Ireland: 10 mn burgers recalled over horsemeat fears January 16, 2013

    Dublin: An Irish meat processor says it's recalling 10 million burgers from supermarkets across Ireland and Britain because of fears that some could contain horsemeat. Government authorities say Spanish or Dutch ingredients suppliers are suspected of causing the contamination. Prime Minister Enda Kenny says the suspected source of horsemeat found in...
  • Toyota recalls 7.43 million vehicles worldwide December 27, 2012

    Houston: Leading car manufacturer Toyota Motor Corp has reached an agreement worth more than USD 1 billion to settle a lawsuit involving unintended acceleration in some of its vehicles as the company recalled 7.43 million vehicles worldwide to fix the problem. In a statement on Wednesday, Toyota had said it...
  • Honda recalls 11,500 CBR 250R bikes due to faulty brakes November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Japanese auto giant Honda announced to recall 11,500 units of Standard variant of its premium motorcycle CBR 250R, which were produced and sold in India, due to defective brake system. The company's whollyowned subsidiary, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, is recalling the bikes, which were produced from March...
  • Schwarzenegger to reprise 'Conan' movie role October 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Arnold Schwarzenegger is reprising one of his most famous movie roles Conan the Barbarian for an upcoming sequel, Universal Pictures said on Friday. Schwarzenegger, 65, will play the swordswinging hero in 'The Legend of Conan,' 30 years after the film that launched the Austrian bodybuilder as a...
  • Toyota to recall 8,700 units of Corolla Altis, Camry in India October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Japanese auto giant Toyota today said it will recall 8,700 units of its premium sedan Corolla Altis and Camry in India to rectify faulty power window switches as part of a global exercise. The company, which is present in India through a joint venture...
  • Toyota to recall 7.4 million vehicles globally on power window glitch October 10, 2012

    Tokyo: Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will voluntarily recall 7.4 million vehicles globally, including certain Vitz, Yaris and Corolla models, due to malfunctioning power window switches, the company said on Wednesday. The firm will recall 2.47 million vehicles in the United States, as well as 1.40 million vehicles in China and 1.39...
  • Ford recalls over 1.28 lakh cars in India August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: In one of biggest ever such exercises in the country, Ford India on Monday said it has recalled over 1.28 units of its best selling Figo and Classic cars to rectify problems related to steering and rear suspension. The recall impacts different batches of cars made between January 2008...
  • KKR stint behind India recall: Balaji August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Lakshmipathy Balaji's comeback into the national squad after a gap of three years has been welcomed by all and the Tamil Nadu seamer feels that it is his IPL stint with Kolkata Knight Riders that has helped him make a comeback. "I attribute my comeback to the national team...