Volkswagen is recalling about 700,000 Tiguan and Touran cars worldwide over a potential lighting defect that could cause the vehicles to catch on fire, according to the German trade magazine Kfz-Betrieb.
German automaker BMW has announced plans to recall nearly 12,000 vehicles that were found to contain the wrong engine management software, according to Reuters.
Volkswagen has issued a recall for nearly 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. over concerns that the fuel pumps can fail, causing the vehicles to stall without warning.
Germany's transport minister has announced a recall of 22,000 Porsche Cayenne 3-liter TDI SUVs after finding that the vehicles were illegally equipped with an “unauthorized defeat device” used to cheat on emissions testing.
The United States Government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), charging the company with building and selling diesel engines that violate the Clean Air Act.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused Fiat Chrysler of using secret software that allowed illegal emissions on at least 104,000 of its diesel vehicles, the latest in an unprecedented government crackdown on automakers for alleged pollution violations.