The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because the hoods could fly open while they’re being driven.
The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that a trim panel can cause unwanted acceleration in Nissan Versa small cars.
GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.
It’s the company’s second recall to fix air bags that may not inflate in a crash.
Slow sales caused dealer inventories to rise in January and February, putting pressure on companies to clear their lots.
Chrysler sales jump 11 percent. Company expects October annual sales rate of 15.7 million.
General Motors is adding a twist to the fight for supremacy in the red-hot U.S. pickup truck market: It’s raising prices.
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints about two Nissan SUV models.