Model year 2011 ActiveE vehicles and 2012 Z4′s are affected by this recall. The problem is variations in electrical current which can cause a sudden loss of power steering while the vehicle is in motion.
BMW will notify owners of this issue, and fix it free of charge. The recall is scheduled to begin in July 2012. For more information, contact the NHTSA safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236.