Court challenge to CAFE review looms

Plaintiffs fighting the Trump administration's decision to cap vehicle fuel economy at 2020 model year levels question whether the EPA properly followed administrative law when it reopened the Obama administration's January 2017 decision.

UPDATED: 9/13/18 2:42 pm ET

GM to recall 1.2M pickups, SUVs for steering problem

General Motors is recalling more than 1.2 million full-size pickups and SUVs globally because of a potential steering problem that could increase the risk of a crash. GM, according to a spokesman, is aware of 30 accidents resulting in two injuries because of the defect. No deaths have been reported.

UPDATED: 9/6/18 10:33 am ET - adds details, cost
Ford recalls 2 million pickups to address seat belt fire concerns

Ford said it would recall 2 million F-150 pickups in North America to address fire and smoke concerns in seat-belt pretensioners.

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Court challenge to CAFE review looms

Plaintiffs fighting the Trump administration's decision to cap vehicle fuel economy at 2020 model year levels question whether the EPA properly followed administrative law when it reopened the Obama administration's January 2017 decision.

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GM to recall 1.2M pickups, SUVs for steering problem

General Motors is recalling more than 1.2 million full-size pickups and SUVs globally because of a potential steering problem that could increase the risk of a crash. GM, according to a spokesman, is aware of 30 accidents resulting in two injuries because of the defect. No deaths have been reported.

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Apple reports first autonomous vehicle collision in California

An Apple self-driving car was involved in an accident in California, the tech giant said in a filing with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, confirming speculation that it has begun testing such vehicles on the road.


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