Recall Wave: Transport Canada recalls several KIA, BMW and Mercedes-Benz 2022-2023 models

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s recall update, Transport Canada has discovered KIA instrument clusters with faulty warning lights, randomly disconnecting BMW battery connectors and Mercedes-Benz batteries that will not warn the driver of problems. BMW is recalling the 2023 IX and I7 models (recall No. 2023250) warning that connectors for the high-voltage battery monitoring […]

Stress Tests: How Transport Canada evaluates crash prevention systems

Toronto, Ontario — Faceless mannequins, running red lights and jotting notes in the passenger seat: just another day of testing collision prevention systems at Transport Canada. A recent video on the department’s YouTube channel showcases some of these behind-the-scenes evaluations of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and collision prevention technologies at Transport Canada’s Motor Vehicle […]

Loose Fit: Transport Canada recalls nearly 15,000 Honda, Hyundai models for loose glass

Toronto, Ontario — A pair of glass-related safety defects have crossed into the radar of Transport Canada, as the federal safety regulator announced recalls for recent model year Honda and Hyundai vehicles. Drivers of recent Honda Pilot, Ridgeline, Passport and Odyssey models may soon receive a letter in the mail regarding faulty side mirrors on […]

Last Straw: NHTSA orders recall of 362,000 Teslas for FSD software

Toronto, Ontario — The U.S.’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided Thursday that they have finally had enough when it comes to Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software, ordering a recall of 362,000 from U.S. roads, according to Reuters. The recall, which covers 2016 to 2023 Model S and Model X, 2017 to 2023 Model 3 […]