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Waymo Recalls 444 Self-Driving Vehicles Over Software Error

Alphabet’s Waymo unit has recalled 444 self-driving vehicles after two minor collisions in quick succession in Arizona because a software error could result in them inaccurately predicting the movement of a towed vehicle. All of the vehicles are in the …

Honda Recalls 750,000 Vehicles Over Air Bag Defect

Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday it was recalling 750,000 vehicles in the United States over a defect involving air bags which could deploy unintentionally during a crash. The front passenger seat weight sensor may crack and short circuit, failing …

GSK Settles Another Zantac Lawsuit; Terms Confidential

GSK said on Thursday it had agreed to settle another lawsuit in California that alleged its discontinued heartburn drug Zantac caused cancer, the latest in a series of settlements to end costly litigation. The case was set to go to …

Philips’ US Sales of Sleep Apnea Devices Face Years-Long Halt After FDA Deal

Dutch health technology company Philips will not sell new devices to treat sleep apnea in the U.S. in the coming years as it works to comply with a settlement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday. The …

Ford Recalls 2.24M Ford Explorer SUVs Over Trim-Retention Clips

Ford Motor said Wednesday it was recalling 2.24 million older Explorer sport utility vehicles worldwide because trim retention clips may not be properly engaged. The recall includes 1.89 million SUVs in the United States and covers 2011 through 2019 model …

After Recalls and Infections, Experts Say Safer Eyedrops Will Require New FDA Powers

When you buy eyedrops at a U.S. store, you might assume you’re getting a product made in a clean, well-maintained factory that’s passed muster with health regulators. But repeated recalls involving over-the-counter drops are drawing new attention to just how …

Tesla Recalls 120,000 Vehicles Over Doors That Could Unlock in Crash

Tesla is recalling just over 120,000 Model S and Model X vehicles in the United States over the risk of doors being unlocked and opening during a crash, the automaker said Friday. Tesla released an over-the-air (OTA) software update for …

FDA Identifies Recall of Philips Medical Imaging Devices as Most Serious

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday classified the recall of Philips’ medical imaging devices as most serious as their use could cause serious injuries or death. The Dutch medical devices maker started the process on Nov. 30 …

Honda Recalling 2.5 Million US Vehicles Over Fuel Pump Issue

Honda Motor‘s American unit is recalling 2.54 million vehicles in the United States over risks of fuel pump failure, the first recall for the issue by the Japanese automaker. Honda previously recalled 628,000 U.S. vehicles in 2021 and 136,000 in …

Toyota Recalling Over 1 Million Vehicles Over Potential Air Bag Issue

Toyota Motor said on Wednesday it will recall 1.12 million vehicles worldwide because a short circuit in a sensor could cause air bags not to deploy as designed. The recall covers 2020 through 2022 model year vehicles including various Avalon, …