Honda says Takata airbag ruptured in fatal crash in MalaysiaMon, 27, Jun 2016
Honda said the driver-side airbag inflator ruptured during a fatal crash in Malaysia, possibly the third death this year in the Southeast Asian country linked to airbags from supplier Takata.
Array of levers and dials complicates a once-simple functionMon, 27, Jun 2016
The death of 27-year-old Star Trek actor who was pinned to his death by his own Jeep Grand Cherokee has brought scrutiny to a driving function that has changed with the advance of electronic controls. Putting a vehicle into park is more complicated than it used to be.
Auction tool aims to uncover open recallsMon, 27, Jun 2016
AutoCheck Auctions is testing a new recall report service for auction houses. Disclosing vehicles that have open recalls to auctions helps dealers make informed decisions about wholesale used-vehicle purchases, the company says.
FCA recalls 13,092 Maserati cars for rollaway riskThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Maserati unit is recalling 13,092 Quattroporte and Ghibli luxury cars from the 2014 model year because they may roll away after drivers mistakenly believe they have engaged the vehicles in 'park' mode.
VW gets approval for fixes on another 1 million diesel carsWed, 22, Jun 2016
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the automaker has received regulatory approval for technical fixes on another 1 million diesel cars, mainly Golf models, and expects the number to keep growing.
FCA will stop equipping new vehicles with Takata airbags slated for recallTue, 21, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler said it will soon cease equipping new vehicles with the type of Takata airbag inflators that U.S. auto safety regulators said must all be recalled by the end of 2019.
Fiat Chrysler to investigate crash that killed 'Star Trek' actor Anton YelchinMon, 20, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Monday it would conduct a "thorough investigation" of a crash involving a recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, 27, famous for his role as Pavel Chekov in the movies, was found dead early Sunday, pinned against a gate post by his Grand Cherokee, website TMZ.com reported.
Kia, Hyundai recall over 400,000 vehicles to fix 4 glitchesFri, 17, Jun 2016
Hyundai-Kia is recalling more than 400,000 vehicles for four separate safety glitches that cover front lower control arms, faulty hood latches and seat belt retractor screws that may be improperly installed.
GM seeks to dismiss claims for recalled vehicles' lost valueFri, 17, Jun 2016
A lawyer for General Motors on Friday asked a U.S. judge to bar "unprecedented" claims on behalf of millions of customers who say their vehicles lost value because the GM brand was damaged by dozens of recalls, including one for a faulty ignition switch.
Infiniti recalls 60,000 Q50 sedans globally for steering glitchThu, 16, Jun 2016
Infiniti is recalling roughly 60,000 Q50 models globally because the steering system that is key to the sedan's autonomous driving capabilities could malfunction. The recall covers 28,182 vehicles in the U.S. and 3,804 in Canada, Infiniti said.
BMW recalls X3, X4 to repair child restraint anchor barsWed, 15, Jun 2016
BMW is recalling 188,670 X3 and X4 crossovers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty lower anchor bars used in securing child restraint seats.
Takata sees initial interest from up to 30 potential investors, report saysMon, 13, Jun 2016
As many as 30 potential investors have indicated initial interest in providing financial support for embattled Japanese airbag maker Takata, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters.