Nissan takes new ad path after U.S. exec ripped agenciesMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan is making a new safety pitch in U.S. ads breaking this week as part of a larger marketing overhaul that will take full effect in June.
Why Michigan wants to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislationSun, 01, May 2016
Attorneys who specialize in connected car technology and autonomous vehicles say the industry is creating new and unique legal issues around everything from cybersecurity and data protection to product liability. Michigan should be on the cutting edge of that discussion, one lawmaker says.
Nissan will recall 3.53 million vehicles because airbags may not deployFri, 29, Apr 2016
Nissan said it is recalling 3.53 million vehicles worldwide because passenger-side airbags may not work properly because vehicle sensors may malfunction.
Best test for self-driving cars?Fri, 29, Apr 2016
Federal safety regulators are asking automakers to help them figure out how to test self-driving cars to determine whether the vehicles are safe enough for consumers.
Mich. bills would make hacking electronic vehicle systems a felony, with life in prisonThu, 28, Apr 2016
Hacking into an electronic vehicle system would have serious consequences under bills introduced today in the Michigan Senate: life in prison for the offender.
Ford issues five recalls for 285,000 N.A. vehiclesWed, 27, Apr 2016
Ford today issued five recalls covering a total of about 285,000 vehicles in North America for problems that include transmissions downshifting into first gear at high speeds, poor welding and tires damaged by a factory conveyor belt. The recalls are connected to four crashes and one injury, Ford said.
FCA recalls 1.1 million sedans, SUVs with Euro-style shifters after injuriesFri, 22, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.1 million SUVs and sedans worldwide with European-style electronic shifters to prevent the vehicles from moving if a driver forgets to put the vehicles in park.
GM recalls 1.04 million pickup trucks worldwide to repair seat beltsFri, 15, Apr 2016
General Motors said today it is recalling nearly 1.04 million newer pickup trucks for a seat belt flaw. The largest U.S. automaker said the recall of the 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups is not linked to any crashes or injuries.
Airlines to share safety ideas with automakersThu, 14, Apr 2016
U.S. auto safety and aviation regulators have invited automakers to a joint summit in Washington on April 22 to examine whether airline industry safety practices can be adapted to help improve light-vehicle safety on the road.
BMW stops sale of new 7-series models in U.S. due to airbag issueThu, 14, Apr 2016
BMW AG is recalling its new flagship 7-series luxury vehicle due to a potential airbag deployment issue, the company said today.
U.S. says 85 million Takata airbags may still face recallWed, 13, Apr 2016
U.S. auto safety regulators say there are about 85 million unrecalled Takata airbag inflators in U.S. vehicles that would eventually need to be recalled unless the company can prove they are safe.
Takata projects burning 24% of cash over next 12 months, report saysWed, 13, Apr 2016
Takata, the airbag supplier behind the auto industry’s largest overall recall, projected burning through almost a quarter of its cash over the next year if repairs continue at the current pace, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.