Fiat Chrysler recalls 470,000 vehicles for restraint defectOct. 13
Ford offers repairs to prevent exhaust leaks in 1.4 million ExplorersOct. 13
BMW to recall 85,000 X3 crossovers in U.S. over airbag-related issueOct. 13
Tesla recalls 11,000 Model X crossovers for possible seat issueOct. 12
White House appoints economist to NHTSA deputy postOct. 6
At NHTSA, staff shortages under Trump slow policy changesOct. 6
A lack of senior, politically appointed officials at NHTSA has nearly frozen key decision-making at the safety agency, former NHTSA officials, consumer groups, lawmakers and some business leaders say.
U.S. traffic deaths jump in 2016 to decade-highOct. 6
Toyota granted dismissal of U.S. criminal charge in unintended-acceleration caseOct. 5
A federal judge dismissed a criminal charge against Toyota after the automaker completed three years of monitoring as part of a $1.2 billion settlement over claims of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles.
Ghosn protege faces first crisis with Japan recallOct. 4
Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry's most celebrated turnaround artists, saved Nissan by managing himself out of numerous tight spots. Now his hand-picked successor faces a big test of his own, just six months into his tenure as Nissan's CEO.
Mitsubishi recalls Lancer again for Takata inflatorOct. 5
Nav systems among infotainment distractions, AAA study findsOct. 5
GM more than doubles autonomous vehicle fleet in CaliforniaOct. 4
As the company increases the size of its test fleet, it has also reported more run-ins between its self-driving cars and human-operated vehicles and bicycles, telling California regulators its vehicles were involved in six minor crashes in the state in September.