South Korea's transport ministry said it will ban about 20,000 BMW vehicles from the streets amid mounting public fears about engine fires after 27 cars went up in flames this year.
BMW said around 400 BMW X4 crossovers, built in the U.S., are being withheld from delivery to Chinese customers until a potential brake problem has been fixed as part of a global safety recall.
Ford is offering its U.S. dealers $1,000 to locate every remaining 2006 model year Ranger on a "do not drive" list issued earlier this year.
NHTSA said there were five complaints alleging fires following the activation of seat-belt pretensioners made by ZF TRW or Takata Corp. during a crash involving the vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler said 1,149,237 Ram pickups in the U.S. are estimated to have the defect, along with 260,315 in Canada, 19,432 in Mexico and 25,361 in other markets.
More than 57,000 Volkswagens in the U.S. and Canada are being recalled due to issues with the switch used to prevent a key from being removed while the vehicle is not in park.
A government audit faulted NHTSA's oversight of auto recalls and said the agency's “delayed action” may have hindered the callbacks of vehicles with defective Takata airbags.
Ford is recalling nearly 550,000 2013-16 Fusion sedans and 2013-14 Escape crossovers for a potential rollaway risk because of faulty shifter cable bushings.
Ford agreed to a $299.1 million so-called economic loss settlement covering at least 6 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators, court documents show.
Federal auto safety regulators want automakers to make public plans for how they'll replace millions of defective Takata airbag parts that should have been fixed already.
Toyota said the recall covers 2006-13 Lexus IS 350, 2010-14 Lexus IS 350C and 2007-11 Lexus GS 350 and GS 450h models.
Porsche is issuing a recall and stop sale for 715 of its 2017 and 2018 model year Panameras in the United States and Puerto Rico.
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