Michigan House panel unanimously OKs amended autonomous vehicle billsSept. 21, 2016
A Michigan House committee on Tuesday advanced four bills that would regulate Michigan's developing autonomous vehicle industry, with changes designed to satisfy concerns about exclusion raised by tech giant Google Inc.
Takata receives 5 bids with Autoliv, Daicel among suitors, report saysSept. 21, 2016
Takata has received five bids from potential suitors including fellow suppliers Autoliv and Daicel and buyout firm KKR as the troubled company faces mounting liabilities related to its record recalls, Bloomberg reported.
U.S. guidelines set clearer path for autonomous carsSept. 19, 2016
Automakers and tech companies working on self-driving car systems can expect greater scrutiny from U.S. regulators before they can put those cars on the road under a new federal policy that represents a significant shift in how vehicle technologies and safety are regulated.
Automakers head to Japan to decide Takata's fateSept. 20, 2016
Global automakers are expected to descend on Tokyo at the end of the month to decide the fate of embattled supplier Takata Corp. Executives from customers, including GM and Ford, will review offers from several bidders for the company
Takata pushes ahead with sale by taking bids this week, report saysSept. 19, 2016
Takata is said to be moving forward with an auction of the company as private equity groups and suppliers line up offers. Bidders for the troubled firm have been asked to submit their proposals by early this week, with Takata aiming to shortlist two to three candidates by October, Bloomberg reported.
GM seeks delay in recall of 1 million vehicles with Takata airbagsSept. 16, 2016
General Motors has asked U.S. auto safety regulators for a one-year delay of a planned recall of about 1 million full-size pickups and SUVs equipped with passenger-side airbag inflators made by troubled Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Tesla's Musk 'hopes' to roll out new Autopilot version next weekSept. 16, 2016
Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.9M vehicles for airbag defect linked to 3 deathsSept. 15, 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 1.9 million vehicles worldwide for an airbag defect that is linked to three deaths and five injuries. The recall is to resolve a defect that may prevent deployment of airbags and seat-belt pretensioners in some crashes.
Hyundai recalls certain Tucsons after NHTSA meetingSept. 15, 2016
Hyundai, after meeting with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is recalling 41,000 2016 Tucsons for a potentially faulty accelerator pedal. The recall involves certain 2016 Tucsons equipped with a dual-clutch transmission produced between May 20, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
Tesla was 'pushing the envelope in terms of safety,' Mobileye saysSept. 14, 2016
U.S. lawmakers press NHTSA to address vehicle hackingSept. 12, 2016
Four Republican members of Congress urged U.S. auto safety regulators to convene an industry-wide effort to prevent possible attacks on computer systems in vehicles. While there have been no reported cases of vehicle hacking, researchers have shown they can take remote control of vehicle functions such as car horns, brakes and power steering.