Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath of last year'...
After Chrysler initially refused to recall vehicles over a gas tank issue, there are now safety...
The counterfeiting of well-known brands and products is a problem that continues to rise each...
Mercedes-Benz is recalling just over 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because the LED tail lamps may not light properly on the sides.
It’s easy to look at a situation like GM’s and wonder how it got so catastrophically out of control, but Gittler’s exercise suggests that even the best-laid plans are subject to more than just a small sliver of error.
Nissan is recalling 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are being driven.
A U.S. Senator is requesting that regulators investigate Lumber Liquidators following a report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.
As relations between the U.S. and Cuba thaw, Cuban cigar makers are challenged with increasing productivity without compromising quality.
A Colorado man who had a factory in Michigan has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for trying to sell faulty gun parts to the Defense Department.
Pepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction.
In 2008, General Motors conducted internal training for its engineers on how to document product risks, including bans of the words 'defect' and 'problem.' Well-intended or a shameful legal dodge, the training skirted around the problem instead of attacking it head-on.
Jeep is recalling more than 228,000 SUVs worldwide to fix a software problem that can cause side air bags to inflate for no reason.
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires.
Volkswagen, which owns all three brands, says vibration during driving, and production issues can cause small leaks in rare cases. VW and Audi said they were not aware of any fires or injuries caused by the problem in the U.S.
So far, 2015 is off to a pretty good start in terms of recalls, at least compared to last year. Last year was a spectacularly bad year in recalls.
This story of a man and his 1957 Chevrolet Truck seems to lend credence to the theory that cars of the past were made sturdier than cars of the present. This half ton truck has carried him to and from work until retirement, and even though it is a bit rusty now, it sounds like a car you can count on.
The Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars because a fuel leak in the engine may cause a fire.
Porsche is recalling 205 of its limited edition Porsche 918 Spyder.
Keurig is recalling some 7 million of single-serve coffee brewing machines because of reported burns.
U.S. safety officials have ended their nearly three-year investigation into more than 280,000 Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars, after they found that a fuel leak that causes a gasoline odor in the vehicles poses no risk to drivers.
The research found high levels of chemical hazards in light strings, holiday garland and other decor products. Products were purchased and tested from Walgreens, Kroger, Lowe's, Walmart, Target and Dollar Tree.
The recall affects 140,000 BMW 3 Series vehicles made between January 2004 and August 2006. The company is calling its move a "voluntary improvement campaign" rather than a recall.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
At least 42 people have died and 58 have been injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet has had lots of problems since its first flight in 2006. Now as the planes start to arrive at Air Force bases around the country, another issue has come to light.
Honda, Nissan and Mitsubishi announced more recalls for the same possibly defective Takata air bags that Toyota recalled earlier this month after one exploded during scrapping in Japan.
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