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Ford to recall 485,000 Escape SUVs worldwide


July 27th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Ford will recall 485,000 of its Escape SUVs worldwide over a cable fault, the Daily Mail reported Friday.It covers Ford Escape SUVs from the 2001-2004 model ... Read more...

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Texting kills 5,000 people every year in the US


May 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Texting and talking on cell phones behind the wheel kills more than 5,000 people every year on US highways. Teen drivers seem to be especially susceptible ... Read more...

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General Motors recalls over 6,000 vehicles


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) General Motors (GM) is recalling over 6,000 big vans and SUVs following concerns that their steering could fail, Xinhua reported.The affected vehicles include certain 2012 Chevrolet ... Read more...

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Smokeless cigarettes less harmful


February 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Smokers can greatly cut down the risk of disease and death by replacing cigarettes with their smokeless version.They provide a much safer alternative to smokers, because ... Read more...

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Ford recalls 490,000 vehicles over safety flaws


January 12th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has issued recall for almost half a million cars following safety flaws. The giant automaker said the flaw could cause the vehicle ... Read more...

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Ford recalls over 128,000 vehicles in US


December 10th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 128,000 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans over problems that could cause the wheels to separate, a media report ... Read more...

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Fire in crash test of Chevy Volt launches investigation


November 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commenced investigation into the potential of electric cars catching fire. The administration released a statement saying there are ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls 420,000 vehicles in the United States


November 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (TMS) on Wednesday issued a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 283,200 Toyota vehicles and 137,000 Lexus vehicles to replace the crankshaft pulley ... Read more...

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Mercedes issues recall for its latest diesel model


October 18th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Auto maker Mercedes has issued a recall for thousands of its latest diesel vehicles over concerns that they can catch fire. The company explained that problems ... Read more...

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Terrafugia Transition gets US approval


July 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In just five years time, the long-held dream of seeing a flying car may come to pass. US officials gave the greenlight to the car as far ... Read more...

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US mulls banning phone use while driving


July 13th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS/EFE) In a desperate bid to bring down road accidents, the US is looking at steps to curb the use of mobile telephones while driving. US Transportation Secretary ... Read more...

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Volvo issue a recall for more than 7000 S60 vehicles


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Volvo in collaboration with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for more than 7,000 Volvo S60 vehicles on concerns that the fuel ... Read more...

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New cars to have black box under new law


May 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New media reports suggest that new cars will be required to have black boxes installed in them from next month. The issue of installing black boxes ... Read more...

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Ford recalls 1.19 mn pick-ups


April 15th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Ford has informed the US government that it will recall about 1.19 million F-150 pick-up trucks produced from 2004 through 2006 as well as Lincoln Mark ... Read more...

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Ford recalls 1.2 million F 150 pickup


April 15th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford has issued a recall for nearly 1.2 million vehicles because of concerns that the airbags in the cars may be defective. The affected cars are ... Read more...

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Blue Bird school buses being recalled because of fire risk


April 9th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blue Bird Body Co. has recalled more than 3,900 school buses following concerns that the cars could catch fire.The company explained that a starter cable and ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz recalls 136,000 cars in US


April 6th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 6 (IANS) Over 136,000 Mercedes-Benz M-class SUVs are being recalled in the US over problems related to speed control, officials said.Complaints have been received that the cruise ... Read more...

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Babies ’safest in rear-facing car seats until age 2′


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Safety experts recommend that children should ride in rear-facing car seats until they are at least two years old.The fresh recommendations have been issued by the American Academy ... Read more...

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Motorcycle helmets ‘cut risk of spine injuries after collisions’


February 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that motorcycle helmets, long known to dramatically reduce the number of brain injuries and deaths from crashes, appear to also be associated ... Read more...

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New technology won’t let your car start if you are too drunk!


January 9th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Researchers are developing sensory devices to be installed in cars that would keep them from starting if the drivers have had too many drinks.The new technology would ... Read more...

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Honda Accord gets the highest safety rating


November 11th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda’s Accord got the highest possible safety rating for 2011 auto models. The car’s ratings edged out that of Toyota and Hyundai. The ratings were as ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz recalls over 100,000 vehicles


October 12th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz is recalling over 85,000 vehicles in the US and 22,000 in Britain due to steering problems, a media report said.The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ... Read more...

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Hyundai Recalls Its Sedan Sonata In USA


September 28th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Korean auto giant Hyundai Motors received a setback recently after discovering a major technical glitch in its popular sedan Sonata which forced it to announce ... Read more...

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Texts, Talk And Apps Have Killed Around 16,000 Persons From 2001 to 2007


September 24th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Texts, talk and apps have killed almost 16,000 individuals from 2001 to 2007. This is an unsettling bit of news. However, the reality is ... Read more...

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Texts, Talk, Apps Kill 16,000 In USA Over 7 Years


September 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that cell phones, considered as the most popular means of communications is turning into the major sources for road accidents and ... Read more...

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Ferrari 458 Italia Proves To Be Too Hot To Use, Recall Issued!


September 6th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Italy, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After Toyota, Honda and GM, Ferrari has also jumped onto the recall bandwagon! The iconic brand is recalling more than 300 of its 458 Italia ... Read more...

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Ford recalls over 460,000 mini vans


August 28th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Ford Motor Co. is recalling a total of 462,750 Windstar mini vans made during 1998-2003 over concerns that the rear axles could corrode and fail. The recall ... Read more...

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Toyota Recalls Corolla Sedans Once Again In USA And Canada!


August 27th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a time when people used to associate Toyota cars with safety, durability and unmatched performance and the Japanese car giant used to ... Read more...

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Mazda to recall about 290,000 cars in Europe, Australia


August 19th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 19 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corp is to recall some 288,000 vehicles over possible loss of power steering in major overseas markets including Europe and Australia, increasing the number ... Read more...

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Mazda Issues Recall for 215,000 Cars Due To Loss of Power Steering


August 19th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by Jeff Plungis in ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’, the Mazda Corporation is recalling two hundred and fifteen thousand 2007-2009 Mazda3s and Mazda5s so that they ... Read more...

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Mazda Motor Corp to recall 215,000 vehicles due to a steering issue


August 19th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mazda Motor Corporation is all set to recall over 215,000 Mazda 3 and Mazda 5 vehicles because of a steering issue. All the vehicles, which would form ... Read more...

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Honda recalls 383,000 vehicles because of the rollaway danger


August 10th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Auto maker giant - Honda has announced that it is recalling more than 383,000 older models of its Accord, Element and Civic vehicles in the ... Read more...

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Honda Enunciates Recall Of 383,000 Automobiles On Account Of Rollaway Danger


August 10th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Honda, on Monday, enunciated the recall of 383,000 Accord, Civic and Element automobiles in America that are of the older mold. This recall is on ... Read more...

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Honda Recall Announced In Canada And USA


August 10th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Canada, Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The year 2010 should go down in the history of auto industry as the year of recall. The recall saga started with Toyota and was ... Read more...

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Toyota’s Lexus to issue recall on certain models due to faulty engine


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:13 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Lexus, a division of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., on Friday announced that it has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of its intention to ... Read more...

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