Tag: Recalls

U.S.-Made Tesla Model S, Model X Recalled In China Over Suspension Issues

Certain Tesla Model S and Model X EVs built at the Fremont factory in California and exported to China have been recalled in the latter market over two different suspension defects. The safety campaign affects 29,193 units, which were assembled between September 17, 2013, and August 16, 2017, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) […]

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Ferrari 812 Superfast’s Rear Window Could Fly Off, Recall Announced

A manufacturing error blamed on the supplier has forced Ferrari to issue a recall for the 812 Superfast in the United States. The documents supplied to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveal that the Italian automaker’s F12 Berlinetta successor has a problem with the rear window that could literally detach and fly off […]

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Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS Recall Over Illuminated Star Logo Is More Serious Than It Sounds

Mercedes-Benz has been offering the option of ordering some of their models with the illuminated star logo up front for a few years now. Now, this feature has led to a recall in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the electrical ground connection of the illuminated badge may have been […]

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Ford Wants Canadians To See Shelby GT350 And GT500 Mustangs Coming, Issues Recall To Fix DRL Problem

Ford is issuing two new safety recalls in North America, and one safety compliance recall in Canada. The latter however is for the 2017-2020 Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT500 and includes a problem with their daytime running lights. You can see how that might be of concern given the nature of these vehicles. In affected […]

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Fully Charging Your BMW PHEV’s Battery Could Spark A Fire

In the never-ending chase of meeting the new emissions targets, automakers keep rolling out electrified versions. However, on of the troubling issues since electrification dawned in the automotive world, namely that of fire risks, is apparently still with us. BMW, for one, recently issued a global recall for its plug-in hybrid models, as a problem […]

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Hyundai Could Widen Recall Of Kona EV In Europe And North America Too Over Fire Risks

After announcing the recall of 25,564 Kona EVs in its home market over fire risks last week, Hyundai could reportedly triple those figures with a further 51,000 vehicles in Europe, North America, China and various other markets. Today, the carmaker said that it is “in the final stages of filing a voluntary recall notice with […]

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Hyundai Kona EV Hit With Recall In South Korea Over Fire Risk

According to South Korea’s transport ministry, Hyundai has decided to recall its Kona electric model locally over a possible short circuit due to what could be faulty battery cell manufacturing. The resulting spark could cause a fire. The recall will commence on October 16 and will include software updates and battery replacements following an inspection. […]

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Polestar 2 Recalled Over Software Glitch That Cuts Power

The all-electric Polestar 2 is being recalled, shortly after reports surfaced of owners experiencing significant issues. In a statement, the Swedish car manufacturer confirmed that it was recalling all examples of the Polestar 2 delivered to customers in Europe and China. All up, 2,189 vehicles have been delivered and the recall comes after three cars […]

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