Ford Motor Co. is recalling 338,300 of its 2017 model Explorer SUVs in North America to fix faulty seat frames that have dangerously sharp edges.
Ford reports 31 cases of front-row occupants injuring their hands when reaching between the power front seat and center console.
Dealers will cover the sharp frame edges with special tape. In the meantime, Ford advises owners to avoid sticking their hands between the seat and console.
For conducting business in the U.S. market, Toyota has historically had several separate business entities: a sales and distribution company headquartered in California (Toyota Motor Sales, USA); manufacturing operations (Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America); a racing subsidiary (Toyota Racing Development, USA); the Toyota Technical Center for R&D in Ann Arbor; and a design facility in California (Calty Design Research, Inc.). On April 1, 2006, Toyota merged its R&D operations and its manufacturing operations into a single company.
The little car that could still can. And this time as a car that not only gets great fuel economy, but which has ride and handling that makes it more than an econo-box (and its styling is anything but boxy).
The Lexus ES sedan is more than just an offering within the company’s lineup.