Hyundai, Kia probed by U.S. for airbag failures in deadly crashes

NHTSA said it is opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six injured.

UPDATED: 3/13/18 2:35 pm ET - adds details
UPDATED: 3/5/18 4:52 pm ET - adds details
Senate leaders urged to ignore 'bogus urgency,' fix flaws in autonomous car bill

A diverse group of public interest organizations is urging Senate leaders to not advance legislation enabling the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles until self-described safety flaws are corrected.

Will U.S. become 'least favored nation'?

Trump's tariff move underscores the fact that relations between the auto industry and the White House remain a volatile mix, with the sector benefiting from deregulatory and tax-reducing policies but ever at risk of a trade-related kick in the teeth.

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