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GM expands Chevy Bolt electric vehicle recall to cover all model years for fire risk

August 23, 2021 The Canadian Press

General Motors says it has expanded a recall of its Chevy Bolt electric vehicles to include all model years because of a risk the battery cells could catch fire. The latest recall adds about 73,000 Bolts from the 2019 through

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Ford issues three safety recalls affecting 42,000 Canadian vehicles

July 16, 2021 The Canadian Press

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. has issued three safety recalls affecting 850,000 vehicles in North America, including nearly 42,000 in Canada. The largest recall involves 775,000 Explorers, including almost 33,000 in Canada, for model years 2013 to 2017. The

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Ford recalling 275,000 vehicles in Canada over airbag deficiencies and tires

March 15, 2021 The Canadian Press

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. has issued two safety recalls involving more than 2.6 million vehicles in North America, including nearly 275,000 in Canada, mainly over airbag problems. One recall involves Takata driver-side front airbags for 2006-12 Ford Fusion,

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Ford to recall nearly 8,800 vehicles in Canada

February 22, 2021 The Canadian Press

Ford Motor Co. says it will recall about 8,800 vehicles in Canada after the automaker lost track of some older Takata air bags that can explode and hurl shrapnel. Ford says 8,762 Ford Ranger pickup trucks with model years between

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Honda recalls 130,000 vehicles in Canada

December 17, 2020 The Canadian Press

MARKHAM, Ont. – Honda says it will recall 130,000 vehicles in Canada, including certain Fit, Civic, Accord, Insight and Acura ILX models, after announcing a similar recall of 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. The automaker says 96,761 of the

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GM recalls 217,000 vehicles to fix leak that can stop travel

November 10, 2020 The Associated Press

DETROIT – General Motors is recalling more than 217,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because transmission oil can leak, causing them to stop moving or possibly catch fire. The recall covers certain versions of the 2018 through

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Ford recalls more than 60,000 vehicles in Canada due to safety issues

August 13, 2020 The Canadian Press

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ford has issued two recalls affecting 63,367 vehicles in Canada, citing safety issues with the brakes and coil spring. The largest recall covers 62,876 Ford Edge vehicles with 2015 through 2018 model years, and Lincoln MKX vehicles

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BMW adds nearly 185,000 vehicles to recall over fire risk

April 18, 2019 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires. Two years ago the company recommended that the vehicles be parked outdoors until problems are fixed. The recall expansion covers a

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Mazda recalls more than 200K cars in U.S., Canada due to failing wipers

April 15, 2019 THE CANADIAN PRESS

Mazda recalls more than 200K cars in U.S., Canada due to failing wipers OTTAWA – Mazda is recalling more than 200,000 Mazda 3 compact cars in the U.S. and Canada because the windshield wipers can fail. The company says in

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Safety recall affects 1.7 million vehicles in North America

January 10, 2019 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The move announced Wednesday includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of

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How the feds are changing vehicle safety in Canada

February 2, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A bill affecting vehicle safety recalls and emerging automotive technologies could soon become law with the passage Wednesday in the House of Commons of Bill S-2. Bill S-2 brings “one of the most significant changes” to the 47-year-old federal Motor

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Vehicle defect correction bill debated in Commons

September 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s transport minister will have the power to “order a company to correct a defect or non-compliance in a vehicle or equipment” if a bill debated Tuesday in the House of Commons is passed into law. “If a situation arose