Post Tagged with: "NHTSA"

US: NHTSA Pulls Over BMW 7-Series for Airbag Deployment Issue

US: NHTSA Pulls Over BMW 7-Series for Airbag Deployment Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently posted a notice according to which a some versions from the BMW 7-Series lineup must be recalled to factory for airbag deployment. This forced BMW pull over 6,110 740Li, 750Li, as well as 750Lxi models, built between 1st of July, 2015 […]

by April 16, 2016 0 comments BMW 7-Series, Manufacturing, Useful News
5 years ago
2014 BMW X5

BMW X5 Recalled Due to Child Safety Locks

The BMW German based luxury automaker has recalled some X5 units back in factory, due to some issues to the child safety locks for the models starting with the 12th of December 2013, up until the 10th of March 2014. The issue was also confirmed by the National Highway Traffic […]

by May 29, 2014 0 comments BMW X5
7 years ago
E70 BMW X5 virtually impossible to steal

E70 BMW X5 virtually impossible to steal

Aparently the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) doesn’t just investigate vehicles and demand recalls from car makers. Recently, they also conducted a survey to see which cars are the most or the least stolen in the USA. It should come to no surprise that BMW’s E70 X5 managed to […]

by July 9, 2013 0 comments BMW X5
8 years ago
2012 BMW S1000RR

2012-2013 BMW S1000RR recalled with kickstand issue

Here’s something where the nearing of a new year doesn’t necessarily signify the beginning of something different, interesting better or… positive. The owners of a 2012-2013 BMW S1000RR motorcycle will know exactly what I’m talking about since they’ve recently received (or are about to receive) a recall notice. Their beloved […]

by December 28, 2012 0 comments Motorcycles
9 years ago
E65 E66 BMW 7 Series

E65/E66 BMW 7 Series called in by NHTSA

It is a flagship model and it rarely ever gets complaints since it’s built similarly to tanks except only using stronger materials. A few years down the line however, the E65/E66 (previous generations) of the BMW 7 Series is called to quarters by the NHTSA. The American authority seems to […]

by October 30, 2012 0 comments BMW 7-Series
9 years ago
BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE and Z4 recalled

Here’s a fresh one, BMW is recalling one of their most exclusive cars due to some issues with its steering. The same thing applies to the Z4 sports car. The first of the cars is the electric version of the BMW 1 Series, a little city runabout known as the […]

by July 12, 2012 0 comments BMW 1-Series, BMW Z4
9 years ago

BMW models and Rolls Royce Ghost recalled

Cheer and fun is all available everywhere in the BMW Group’s family but occasionally mistakes happen, even within our favorite brand. The latest such unpleasant situation focuses on a shared component that’s to be found in most of the larger BMW products and the smallest Rolls Royce. We’re looking at […]

9 years ago
BMW 3 Series history

BMW gets a 3 million dollar fine

Not all the news we’ve seen come in recently are that brilliant as the launching of the F12/F13 BMW M6 if we’re honest. There’s one that crept over the weekend and is rather nasty. In the USA, Land of the Free and plenty such things, people take recalls and such […]

by February 15, 2012 0 comments Manufacturing
10 years ago
2002 BMW 3 Series

BMW recalls over 240,000 3 Series models

The Germans from BMW are forced to recall more than 240,000 3 Series models due to possible faulty tail lights. The information comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which says that certain models built between September 1, 2001 and March 1, 2005 may be affected. The American […]

by September 1, 2011 0 comments BMW 3-Series
10 years ago
BMW 7 Series

BMW 7 Series put under investigation by the NHTSA

It seems that BMW faces a possible recall these days as the flagship 7 Series (E65/E66) received some complaints, the customers complaining about the safety of the model as there are some issues with the Park shift. The customers reported rollaway incidents after parking and exiting the car, a serious […]

by August 11, 2011 0 comments BMW 7-Series
10 years ago