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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises To 77

March 31, 2015 11:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Families of at least 77 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.

BMW Recalls Nearly 49K Motorcycles; Rear Wheel Can Loosen

March 30, 2015 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the...

Ford Recalls 213,000 Police Vehicles To Fix Door Springs

March 26, 2015 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 213,000 police vehicles in North America to fix springs that may not...

Toyota Outlines Growth Architecture After Lull From Recalls

March 26, 2015 10:11 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota Motor Corp. is ready to ramp up its growth again, emerging from an intentional soul-...

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GM Recalls Chevy Malibus To Fix Sunroof Control Issue

March 25, 2015 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is recalling nearly 92,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedans to fix a problem with the power sunroof controls.

Safety Experts: Chrysler's Gas Tank Fix Still Risky

March 24, 2015 1:34 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

After Chrysler initially refused to recall vehicles over a gas tank issue, there are now safety concerns about the solution and the speed at which it is moving on the fix.

Lawsuit Claims High Levels Of Arsenic In Top-Selling Wines

March 20, 2015 11:07 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

A proposed class action lawsuit was filed Thursday in California that claims some of the country's top selling wines have high levels of arsenic. Some brands have up to four and five times the maximum amount the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows for drinking water.  

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GM CEO Barra To Be Questioned In Ignition-Switches Lawsuit

March 20, 2015 10:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be questioned this fall by lawyers suing GM over its defective ignition switches.

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles To Driver's Airbag Recall

March 19, 2015 10:17 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing U.S. recall of driver's side airbag inflators that can explode with too much force.

Kraft Recalls 6.5 Million Boxes Of Mac And Cheese

March 18, 2015 10:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.

Attorney Says Legal Action Against GM Will Continue

March 17, 2015 10:51 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Despite the settlement of one high-profile case against General Motors, other cases are moving forward and company executives could still be questioned about their role in the deadly ignition switch recall, a plaintiffs' attorney said Monday.

Deadly Bacteria Outbreak Prompts Ice Cream Recall

March 16, 2015 12:00 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Health officials say three people have died after eating ice cream tainted with Listeria.

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Kia To Recall Some Soul SUVs; Gas Pedals Can Bend Or Break

March 16, 2015 10:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kia is recalling nearly 209,000 Soul small SUVs because the gas pedals can bend or break.

Lumber Liquidators Exec: Will Still Sell China-Made Flooring

March 16, 2015 9:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The founder and chairman of Lumber Liquidators said Friday that the retailer currently has no plans to stop selling laminate flooring made in China, even as it continues to face fallout from a "60 Minutes" report that questioned the safety of such laminates.

GM Recalls Volts; New Software Fixes Carbon Monoxide Trouble

March 13, 2015 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. is recalling some Chevrolet Volt gas-electric hybrid cars to fix a problem that can cause carbon monoxide to build up in an enclosed space.

Lumber Liquidators To Pay For Safety Testing Of Flooring

March 13, 2015 9:42 am | by Michael Felberbaum, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Retailer Lumber Liquidators said Thursday that it stands by its products and will pay for the safety testing of laminate floors for customers to help ease concerns.

Chrysler Recalls Minivans, SUVs To Fix Ignition Switches

March 10, 2015 9:52 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

About 703,000 Fiat Chrysler SUVs and minivans will have to go back to the shop to fix malfunctioning ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall unexpectedly.

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GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises To 64

March 10, 2015 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Families of at least 64 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.

Nissan Recalls More Altimas For Hood Latch Problem

March 6, 2015 9:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan is recalling 625,000 more cars in the U.S. as part of a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are moving.

Senator Asks For Federal Investigation Of Lumber Liquidators

March 5, 2015 10:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.S. senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.

By The Numbers: 2014 Record Year For Auto Recalls

March 4, 2015 12:28 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The U.S. government’s list of automakers with the most recalled vehicles in 2014 was topped by General Motors and Honda. Combined, the two companies accounted for more than half of the record 64 million vehicles recalled.

Lumber Liquidators Stands Behind Products As Stock Plunges

March 3, 2015 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years.

Cuban Cigar Industry Prepares For U.S. Demand

March 2, 2015 12:05 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

As relations between the U.S. and Cuba thaw, Cuban cigar makers are challenged with increasing productivity without compromising quality.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs For Possible Stalling

March 2, 2015 10:29 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a faulty fuel pump relay at the root of a potential stalling problem.

Automakers Hire Rocket Firm To Probe Airbag Problems

February 27, 2015 9:36 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The auto industry, fed up with slow progress toward finding out why some airbags explode with too much force, has hired a Virginia rocket science company to investigate the matter.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Midsize Sedans For Transmission Glitch

February 26, 2015 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in North America to fix automatic transmissions that might not shift into park.

U.S. To Fine Airbag Maker Takata $14,000 Per Day

February 20, 2015 12:08 pm | by Joan Lowy & Tom Krisher, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government will fine Japanese airbag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous airbag inflators.

Lenovo Shipped Laptops With Security Flaw, Experts Say

February 20, 2015 9:37 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Experts say the world's biggest computer maker shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords or other sensitive information when you use the web to shop, pay bills or check email.

GM, Opponents Make Arguments In Bankruptcy Court Over Shield

February 19, 2015 10:32 am | by Marley Jay, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A federal bankruptcy judge this week heard arguments from consumers who are suing General Motors, saying their cars dropped in value because of a defect with its ignition switches.

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