Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakers

More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.

CFPB head may have violated U.S. law with lending rules, U.S. House Republicans claim

In a blow against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just two days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, U.S. House Republicans

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Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakers

More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.

GM settles ignition-switch disclosure case with SEC

General Motors today said it will pay a $1 million fine to settle an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its 2014 ignition-switch recalls. The agreement does not require GM to admit any wrongdoing, nor does it call into question any of GM’s financial statements or disclosures, the company said.

A decade of deception

Key events in the ongoing Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, taken from law enforcement documents

FCA at odds with EPA on emissions

The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine available in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 has been operating under a dark cloud since at least last fall.

EDITORIAL
VW case starts new era of accountability

In a complicated industry using advanced technology that is governed by Byzantine rules and regulations, will this have a chilling effect on executives as they seek to do their jobs? We hope so.

Fiat Chrysler faces U.S. criminal emissions probe, report says

Fiat Chrysler is under investigation by the Justice Department over its alleged failure to disclose software that violated emissions standards, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg -- another legal hurdle for a company already under criminal scrutiny for its sales practices.

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