Advertisement
Quality Control
Subscribe to Quality Control

The Lead

Hyundai Recalls 883K Sonatas

July 30, 2014 1:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.                                           

GM Sued By Lawyer Representing 658 Plaintiffs

July 30, 2014 1:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were...

Electric Cars Put To The (Crash) Test

July 30, 2014 12:46 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Take a look at which vehicles experience their toughest front-end crash test to date.  ...

Small Cars Fare Poorly In Crash Tests

July 30, 2014 9:29 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good"...

View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Daily news and top headlines for IT professionals

Suzuki Recalling Nearly 26K Cars

July 29, 2014 1:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.                                 

FAA Proposes $12M Fine For Southwest Airlines

July 29, 2014 9:21 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.             

Son Of Salmonella Victim Hopes Trial Sends Message

July 28, 2014 9:24 am | by Kate Brumback, Associated Press | News | Comments

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.   

Advertisement

Nissan Expands Faulty Air Bag Recall

July 28, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.                                 

NHTSA Probes Hyundai Sonata Air Bag Problem

July 25, 2014 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.                                   

GM Issues 6 More Recalls

July 24, 2014 1:24 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.                                   

China’s Meat Scandal And Food Fails

July 24, 2014 12:48 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

This week a Shanghai television station reported that U.S.-owned meat supplier, Husi Food Co., sold expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s and KFC. As the story continues to unfold, it appears more companies have been affected and are breaking ties with Husi. But one company is vowing to stand by them.

Texas Firm Recalls Compounded Drugs

July 24, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Wednesday not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to potential risks of contamination.                           

Advertisement

China Detains Meat Seller's Employees

July 23, 2014 1:28 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.    

Chrysler Recalls Over 792K Jeeps For Ignition Switch Defect

July 23, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.                                          

California Firm Recalls Fruit

July 22, 2014 1:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.                  

China's Suspect Meat Scandal Spreads

July 22, 2014 1:27 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.

GM Delayed Another Recall

July 21, 2014 1:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors knew of ignition switch problems with 6.7 million midsize and large cars for 11 years, yet it failed to warn customers with a recall until last month, according to documents posted by federal safety regulators.       

Advertisement

McDonald's, KFC Face Food Scandal In China

July 21, 2014 1:07 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.                           

FBI Issues Warning For Unapproved Air Conditioner Coolant

July 21, 2014 9:34 am | by Pamela Sampson, Associated Press | News | Comments

As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market — with potentially dangerous consequences.           

Subaru Sued Over Dangerous Auto Defect

July 21, 2014 9:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The lawsuit alleges violations of the state's consumer fraud act, breach of express warranty and other violations. It says piston rings in the vehicles wear out quickly and some vehicles burn excessive amounts of oil.         

Judge: Chinese Drywall Maker In Contempt

July 21, 2014 9:27 am | by Kevin McGill, Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has ordered a China-based maker of drywall to pay $55,000 in penalties and attorney fees — and to stop doing business in the United States — as punishment for refusing to take part in court proceedings over harm allegedly done by the product.

'Frankenfood,' Chlorine Chicken Hurt U.S.-EU Trade Talks

July 18, 2014 1:15 pm | by Juergen Baetz, Associated Press | News | Comments

Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified "Frankenfood" invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a sweeping free trade agreement between the United States and the 28-country bloc.

Feinberg Defends GM Victim Pay Plan

July 18, 2014 12:42 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The administrator of the General Motors victim compensation fund, Ken Feinberg, explains the challenges of collecting evidence on years-old crashes.                             

Senators Call On GM To Fire Top Lawyer

July 18, 2014 9:42 am | by Marcy Gordon & Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.           

Fuji Heavy To Recall Subaru Legacy Cars

July 18, 2014 9:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it is recalling 10,143 Subaru Legacy sedans with turbo-charged engines sold in Japan to fix a programming fault that could cause engine damage.                   

GM Has Replaced 491K Ignition Switches

July 18, 2014 9:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors says it has replaced faulty ignition switches on just under 20 percent of 2.6 million small cars that are being recalled.                                 

Chrysler Can Fix Recalled Jeeps Faster Than Expected

July 17, 2014 1:06 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The development could end a spat between the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to repair about 2.7 million SUVs in a recall announced more than a year ago.     

GM CEO Back In The Hot Seat

July 17, 2014 12:33 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

It will be General Motors CEO Mary Barra's fourth time in front of a congressional panel as legislators try to get to the bottom of an ignition switch defect that cost at least 13 lives.                   

Former Prosecutor Wants Pardon For Fatal GM Crash

July 17, 2014 9:31 am | by Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | News | Comments

A former Texas prosecutor has asked the state to pardon a woman who pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance, saying she now believes the accident was caused by a faulty General Motors ignition switch.         

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading