The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Only Altimas from the 2013 model year are covered by the recall so far, but Nissan is investigating whether other models could be involved, according to documents posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators.
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.
Posting a 9.4 percent September increase, the US continues to lead the global auto marketplace.
Auto sales – lead by trucks and SUVs – have been booming but If gas prices spike or the economy hiccups, many consumers may again be out on a limb with too much car and too little cash!
By Jim Donovan: Faulty air bags which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]
GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.
Nissan is recalling just over 1 million cars, SUVs and vans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. It’s the company’s second recall to fix the same problem.
Nissan Motor Co. is recalling more than 188,000 Nissan and Infiniti SUVs worldwide to fix faulty brake control software that could increase the risk of a crash.
Nissan is recalling more than 19,000 Nissan and Infiniti SUVs because a brake part can fail and make it harder for the driver to stop the car.
Four carmakers are recalling 3.4 million vehicles due the risk of airbags catching fire.
More than 1 million vehicles in North America are part of a worldwide recall for an airbag problem affecting three big automakers.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in West Philadelphia Thursday night.