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The 2017 Mazda 6/Atenza (North American model)

Mazda 6 recalled in the U.S. for blinker issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the U.S. announced that it has been notified of a recall by Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) for its 2017 Mazda 6 (the Atenza, in Japan).
2008 Mitsubishi Delica D : 5

Recall: Mitsubishi recalls 100,000 Delica's and 4 other models over Takata airbag defect

On November 24, Mitsubishi issued a recall with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport over a Takata airbag inflator defect.
2012 Toyota HiAce

Recall: Toyota recalls 74,000 HiAce's and other models over AT shift defect

On November 24, Toyota issued a recall with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for the HiAce and other models over a defect in the automatic transmission.
Mazda RX-8

Mazda’s recall for fuel leakage to RX-8 extends to US market

Mazda Motor Corporation’s recall for the RX-8 conducted in late October has expanded to the US market as well.
Mazda Tribute (second-generation model)

Mazda recalls Tribute SUV over possible fuel leakage

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US announced that a recall has been conducted for the Mazda Tribute sport utility vehicle.
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (RVR)

Mitsubishi expands RVR recall over wiper motors to US

Mitsubishi has expanded its early-November Japanese recall of the RVR to the United States.
Subaru Legacy for US

Subaru recalls two Legacy models in US over knee guard defect

A recall has been issued in the US for Subaru US flagship models the Outback (Legacy Outback in Japan) and Legacy (Legacy B4 in Japan). The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Subaru Of America had issued the recall and released its details.
2013 Mitsubishi RVR

Recall: Mitsubishi recalls 27,000 RVRs in US over wiper motor defect

On November 11, Mitsubishi issued a recall in the United States for the RVR over a defect in the front wiper motor.
Older Subaru Legacy model for US

Subaru expands recall over Legacy and other models over secondary air pump to US

In early October, Fuji Heavy Industries issued a recall with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for 4 models including the Subaru Legacy over a defect in the secondary air pump relay. It has now expanded the recall to the United States.
Mazda Atenza for US

US NHTSA reports Mazda has finished 16% of Takata airbag recall work

At the end of October, the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the latest announcement on the progress of the repair work for Mazda cars recalled due to Takata airbag inflator defects.
Previous Nissan Versa (Tiida Latio in Japan)

US NHTSA reports that Nissan has finished 21.5% of Takata airbag recall work

At the end of October, the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the latest announcement on the progress of the repair work for Nissan cars recalled due to Takata airbag inflator defects.
Affected area

Toyota recalls COMS electric vehicles for steering issues

On October 26, Toyota Auto Body notified the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of a recall for its COMS super-compact electric vehicle due to an issue with its steering.
Nissan Versa Sedan

Nissan North America recalls Versa entry compact model over airbag defect

A recall has been issued in the United States for the Nissan Versa. The Versa is Nissan's entry car for the US market.
The Honda Accord, one such vehicle subject to the Takata airbag recall (stock image)

Takata Airbag Repairs Reach 11 Million in US

Recalls due to issues with the inflators on Takata air bags has spread throughout the world, and the latest figures on the amount of repairs made in the US has been calculated.
Mazda3 for North America

Mazda recalls Mazda3 in US over gas leak risk

Mazda North America has issued a recall in the US for its flagship model, the Mazda3 (Axela in Japan).
New Honda Civic Sedan

Honda recalls new Civic in US over parking brake defect

On October 13, American Honda issued a recall for 350,000 new Civics over a potential defect in the parking brake. According to American Honda, there is a problem with the electric parking brake that could cause it to not work after the engine key is turned off.
Mazda3 (Axela) sedan

Mazda conducts recall on Mazda3 in the US for defective fuel tanks

Mazda Motor Corporation has conducted a recall for its Mazda3 (the Axela, in Japan) for the US market.
The all-new Toyota Prius (North American model)

Recall on Toyota’s new Prius extends to US market

The recent recall announced by Toyota Motor Corporation for its all-new Prius has been extended to the US market.
Affected area

Toyota recalls 21,000 units of new Prius for defective parking brakes

On October 12, Toyota Motor Corporation notified the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of a recall for its all-new Prius.
2006 Subaru Legacy

Recall: Subaru recalls 100,000 Legacy's and other models over secondary air pump relay fire risk

On October 6, Fuji Heavy Industries issued a recall with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for the Subaru Legacy and other models over a defect in the air pump relay.
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