Toyota, the world’s largest car manufacturer, is joining the likes of Ford and Ferrari in Recall Corner. It would be facetious to say it is reversing gingerly into the corner, but is having problems with its side windows to see properly…
Nikon finds itself standing in recall corner, over the familiar issue of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, to be exact, sold with Digital SLR Cameras.
Lenovo finds itself in computer-based Recall Corner, keeping company with such IT luminaries as Sony, HP and Intel…
Recently we featured a hybrid car in Recall Corner and now here comes a whole fleet of contenders vying for the same parking slot! Start your engines, Ford Fusions, Milans, Freestar and Freestar SUVs (!), and also BMW Minis!
A US hybrid car finds itself reversing carefully into Recall Corner. The Fisker Karma is the motor in question.
A couple of iPhone and iPod battery chargers find themselves in the last Recall Corner before Christmas. Not quite ‘Apple accessories ‘warming themselves into an open fire’, but the overheating hazard is enough for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada to issue recalls.
It caught my eye, on Engadget, that Sony is in the process of checking some of its prestige Bravia LCD TVs – a component has been found to overheat, potentially causing the TV to ignite. The models are all LCDs and have been sold in Europe since June 2007.
Dehumidifiers are the latest entrant in our humble little Recall Corner… The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning of the recall of 98,000 Goldstar or Comfort-Aire dehumidifiers, made by LG Electronics.