Feb 10, 2016

Fujitsu recalls 20,000 laptop batteries over fire risk

Fujitsu Ltd. on Wednesday announced the recall of around 20,000 battery packs used in its Lifebook laptop computers as they could catch fire, although it has received no reports of this having happened. Fujitsu recalled around 70,000 battery packs used in Lifebooks in August ...

840,000 Mercedes-Benz, Daimler models recalled over Takata air bags

Feb 10, 2016

840,000 Mercedes-Benz, Daimler models recalled over Takata air bags

German automaker Daimler AG has announced the recall of some 840,000 Mercedes-Benz and Daimler vehicles in the United States equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags. Daimler said Tuesday the recall included about 705,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and 136,000 Daimler vans. It was the latest ...

Nov 10, 2015

U.S. says Takata air bag recalls may widen to more carmakers

The Takata Corp. air bag recall already affecting a dozen automakers in the U.S. may widen as the nation’s regulator heightens its scrutiny of the devices. Volkswagen, Daimler, Jaguar Land Rover and Tesla Motors are among carmakers still using Takata air bags with ammonium ...

Nov 3, 2015

Nissan admits first Japan injury linked to Takata air bag

Nissan Motor Co. said Monday a passenger seat air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. ruptured during a collision last week in Japan, likely causing minor injuries to a woman sitting in that seat — the first case in Japan where someone was wounded by ...

Mazda recalling 923,000 vehicles for faulty ignition switches

Oct 16, 2015

Mazda recalling 923,000 vehicles for faulty ignition switches

Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday it is recalling 923,672 vehicles amid fears that potentially defective ignition switches can catch fire. The carmaker reported 13 fire incidents since 2003 resulting from the problem. There were no reports of injury or death caused by the defect, ...