Jul 4, 2014

660,000 Subaru vehicles recalled in U.S.

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. is recalling about 660,000 Subaru vehicles in the United States due to defective brake systems. Five models made between late 2003 and early 2014, including its mainstay Legacy sedan and the Forester sport utility vehicle, are subject to the recall ...

Jun 11, 2014

Toyota recalls 2.27 million vehicles globally over airbag

Toyota said Wednesday it’s recalling 2.27 million vehicles worldwide over an airbag system defect that could cause a fire. The world’s biggest automaker, which has now recalled about 9 million vehicles in the past two months, said the announcement covers about 20 models, including ...

Toyota in another big recall

May 23, 2014

Toyota in another big recall

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling about 522,000 units of the Sienna minivan and two other models, mostly in the United States, to address three separate safety issues. About 450,000 Siennas made from 2004 to 2011 are being recalled because high concentrations of road salt ...

Mar 19, 2014

Toyota set to pay $1.2 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe

Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unexpected acceleration of its vehicles, three people familiar with the matter said. The settlement, which isn’t final, could be announced as early as Wednesday in the U.S. and will ...

Toyota recalls 1.9 million Prius hybrids

Feb 12, 2014

Toyota recalls 1.9 million Prius hybrids

Toyota announced Wednesday a global recall of 1.9 million Prius hybrid cars because of a fault that can cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly. The company said it decided on the recall — the biggest for the environmentally friendly vehicle — after it ...

Jan 7, 2014

Pasco Shikishima recalls 445,000 packs of confectionery

Major bakery Pasco Shikishima Corp. said Tuesday it is recalling 445,000 packets of confectionery due to a smell of chlorine detected in bean paste. A chemical substance was found in sweet bean paste during an in-house investigation conducted after a customer complained about the ...