Ford and Lincoln have jointly issued a safety recall that includes nearly 170,000 vans and SUVs built between the 2018 and 2023 model years. The vehicles included in the campaign are equipped with a rear-view camera whose image can cut out while the driver is backing up.
The insurer’s right of subrogation is equitable in nature, even if not based in contract. However, since the insurer steps into the shoes of its insured and is limited to the rights of its insured, an integral part of the investigation process is determining what rights the insured has.
Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 92,000 cars in the U.S. over concerns that the electronic controller in the oil pumps can overheat and cause fires. Both automakers have asked owners to park their vehicles outside and "away from structures" until repairs can be made.
Ford Motor Company has recently announced an expansion and replacement of a recall for various Ford and Lincoln vehicles, citing a potential risk of engine fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that a total of 125,322 vehicles are affected by this recall.
In response to a potential safety problem related to car seats, General Motors (GM) has issued a recall for more than 660,000 SUVs. According to an NHTSA notice, certain models of Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles may have rear-seat LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children) anchorage bars with excessive powder coating, rendering them unable to securely install car seats.
Officials have announced that Chrysler is conducting a recall of more than 132,000 of its Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured between 2014 and 2016. The reason behind the recall is a potential fire hazard.