NHTSA has imposed the largest civil penalty in history for safety violations of Takata air bags.
Mazda has issued a recall of 1,368,500 cars for an electrical problem that could result in a fire.
Toyota has issued a recall for about 2 million cars because of a driver’s side power-window switch that could cause a fire.
Volkswagen’s CEO resigns and a rash of class-action lawsuits are filed as the company’s woes over its diesel-engine emissions continue.
While car recalls have been on the rise for the last three years, satisfaction among customers with recalled cars has continued to rise.
The Chrysler Group has announced a recall of 349,442 cars for a potential problem that can cause the ignition key to become stuck or inadvertently move.
BMW has issued a recall of 574,000 of its 2000-2006 BMW 3 Series cars to replace the passenger-side front air bag.
Toyota issues recalls affecting over 1.7 million vehicles, and GM adds another part to its ignition recall.
Faulty ignition switches may have been used as replacement parts on other cars, GM finds.
Toyota has agreed to pay $1.2 billion for issues associated with the 2009-2010 recalls.