Cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislationSat, 24, Jun 2017
Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.
Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failuresFri, 23, Jun 2017
Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken.
Takata bankruptcy would cloud auto industry's biggest recallFri, 23, Jun 2017
The expected bankruptcy of troubled airbag maker Takata throws a wild card into one of the biggest and most complicated recalls in automotive history.
GM settles with 203 plaintiffs over ignition switchesFri, 23, Jun 2017
GM agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches. The accord could also resolve hundreds of state court claims.
Dodge Grand Caravan output idled to meet U.S. airbag safety ruleThu, 22, Jun 2017
Dodge Grand Caravan output will continue this fall -- but not for US customers, according to a union official at the Canada plant where Fiat Chrysler builds the minivan.
Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheelFri, 23, Jun 2017
Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems.
Tesla rolls through Michigan towing an AirstreamFri, 23, Jun 2017
Tesla is touring Michigan with an Airstream trailer towed by the new Model X crossover -- a way to showcase its vehicles where they are unable to be sold.
Barra meets with Canada's Justin TrudeauFri, 23, Jun 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with GM CEO Mary Barra in Canada to discuss job creation, but neither the government nor automaker released details about the discussions.
Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwindsThu, 22, Jun 2017
A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss said.
GM safety practices no longer under NHTSA oversight; meetings will continueThu, 22, Jun 2017
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.
FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recallsThu, 22, Jun 2017
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.
U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer 'troubled' by Ford's China moveThu, 22, Jun 2017
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.