July 8 Acura, the luxury division of Japanese
automaker Honda Motors Co Ltd, said it would recall
14,078 model-year 2013-2014 ILX vehicles to replace their
halogen projector beam headlights.
The car manufacturer said if a vehicle is parked with the
engine running with the low-beam headlights on for a long time,
the headlights could melt plastic components, resulting in a
There was one fire reported but there were no related
crashes or injuries, Acura said in a statement. (bit.ly/1vYgOVd)
Last week Honda expanded to the state of California its U.S.
regional recall of vehicles over potentially explosive air bags
made by Takata Corp.
(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)