16

Jul

GM Not Forthcoming About Ignition Switch Problems

General Motors (GM) continues to face Congressional hearings and lawsuits related to their knowledge of faulty ignition switches that have been connected to at least 13 deaths over the past 10 years. Recent documents obtained by The New York Times shows that the company...

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16

Jul

BMW Recalls Vehicles with Airbag Problems

BMW announced on July 16, 2014 that they were recalling more than one million vehicles due to problems with passenger airbags, prompting some to consider a lawsuit against the manufacturer. The airbags were made by Takata Corporation and affects 3 Series vehicles manufa...

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16

Jul

Six Deaths Linked to Faulty GM Ignition Switches

Faulty ignition switches in General Motors' Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 vehicles built between 2005 and 2007 have been linked to six deaths in North America. This marks the fourth recall linked to deaths by automakers over the past few years.Six fatalities ha...

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16

Jul

Toyota Settles in Shadow of Jury Award

After a jury returned a $3 million compensatory award, Toyota reached a settlement in a case that may affect other pending suits, says Frenkel & Frenkel.A jury returned a $3 million compensatory award in a case stemming from a sudden acceleration incident involvin...

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16

Jul

Honda Faces Additional Recalls in 2003-04 Models

Honda announced recalls for the Honda Odyssey and Acura MDX due to air bag flaws, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.On the heels of a recall of 2013 Odyssey models due to stalling problems, Honda announced that models of the 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey and Acura MDX are being reca...

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16

Jul

BMW, Chrysler and Mazda Issue Recalls

BMW, Chrysler and Mazda recently issued recalls on vehicles due to safety problems, according to Dallas-Fort Worth attorneys Frenkel & Frenkel.Three big automakers—BMW, Chrysler and Mazda—issued recalls on several models recently due to safety issues. Power brak...

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16

Jul

Brake Problems Generate BMW Recall

Dallas law firm Frenkel & Frenkel says that BMW is recalling 176,000 vehicles due to power brake problems.BMW announced recently that it was recalling 176,000 vehicles due to problems with the power brake system in those vehicles. Model years 2012 through 2014 are affected...

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16

Jul

BMW To Recall Chinese Vehicles

Due to a steering system problem, BMW will recall over 143,000 vehicles in China, says Frenkel & Frenkel.BMW was dealt another blow to its position in China when it announced it must recall more than 143,000 vehicles in the country due to defective plugs in the electric pow...

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16

Jul

Seat Belt Problem Prompts Toyota Recall

Toyota announced it is recalling more than 340,000 Tacoma Access Cab pickups due to a potential problem with seat belts, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.Toyota recently announced that it was recalling more than 340,000 Tacoma Access Cab pickups produced between 2004 and 2011...

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16

Jul

Honda Fit Problem Could Lead to Loss of Vehicle Control

An expansion of Honda's recall of its Fit model due to a software problem according to Frenkel & Frenkel.Expanding on a recall issued in April after discovery that some of their Fit Sport compact cars had a yaw rate that exceeded federal standards, Honda announced tha...

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