RecallsAndSafety

Total Recall: GM, Phillips and Miss Bonnie's

General Motors has called back thousands of Impala and LaCrosse sedans for potential fire hazards and stability-control systems. Meanwhile, Philips calls back a compact fluorescent light that can cut. And Miss Bonnie's Gourmet warns that its cheese spread could be contaminated with salmonella.

Toyota Keeps Slim Lead Over GM Despite Recall Woes

Toyota managed to hold onto the title of world's No. 1 automaker last year, despite numerous safety recalls that took a toll on its sales. Toyota sold 8.42 million vehicles worldwide in 2010, enough to barely edge out resurgent General Motors, which rang up sales of 8.39 million.

BMW North America Recalls Nearly 200,000 Cars

BMW is recalling nearly 200,000 cars in North America because of possible leaks in their braking systems. The recall affects BMW 5 Series, 6 Series and 7 Series vehicles with V8 and V12 engines from the model years 2002-2010, The Associated Press said. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars from the 2003-2010 model years are also affected.