The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into rear-gate lift struts made by Stabilus. The struts, commonly found in the rear doors in minivans, have been linked to several recalls and a number of injuries due to lift strut failures. Stabilus named as gas lift strut maker behind recalls Normally, automakers don’t Read on! →

Honda has announced a recall of the Odyssey minivan, comprising 46,000 units in the U.S., from the 2008 and 2009 model years. The issue is with the lift struts on models equipped with the power-assisted rear doors, which can fail and possibly cause injuries. Gas leak from pneumatic arms A recall has been announced by Read on! →