GM safety practices no longer under NHTSA oversight; meetings will continue

GM's safety practices are no longer under the oversight of federal regulators, but the automaker said it plans to keep meeting with them at least monthly about potential defects.

Ford demonstrates self-driving Fusion at Mcity

Ford aims to have Level 4 autonomous cars ready for commercial use by 2021.

UPDATED: 6/22/17 12:54 pm ET - adds Ford comment
U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer 'troubled' by Ford's China move

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was concerned about Ford's announcement that it will move some production of its Focus small car to China and import the vehicles to the U.S.

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We got some insight into the interaction between a driver and Tesla's Autopilot system this week when the National Transportation Safety Board released its factual findings from a fatal crash in Florida in May 2016.

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FCA tries to dodge Demon responsibility

It seems I have some company when it comes to concern over how the general public will use/misuse the 840-hp Dodge Demon when it arrives later this year.

UPDATED: 6/22/17 12:56 pm ET - adds details
FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recalls

The National Safety Council launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for recalls on their vehicles. The program is backed by Fiat Chrysler under a settlement with NHTSA.

UPDATED: 6/22/17 9:05 pm ET -- corrected
Dodge Grand Caravan output idled to meet U.S. airbag safety rule

Dodge Grand Caravan output will continue this fall -- but not for U.S. customers, according to a union official at the Canada plant where Fiat Chrysler builds the minivan, as the company races to meet a new airbag safety rule.

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