GM cleared in first case over updated ignition switchJuly 19
A federal jury in New York found GM was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the company's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws in a previous model.
U.S. House panel sets vote on self-driving car billJuly 18
A House subcommittee will vote on Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing autonomous car rules.
Tesla driver denies Autopilot system caused Minnesota crashJuly 17
The driver of a Tesla vehicle involved in a Minnesota crash denied that its Autopilot system caused the incident. Tesla said it had "no reason to believe that Autopilot ... worked other than as designed."
Mazda recalls 19,000 more vehicles in South Africa with Takata airbagsJuly 17
Honda recalls 2.1 million Accords worldwide after engine fire reportsJuly 14
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.33 million vehicles over fire, airbag risksJuly 14
Ford recalls 6,000 Edge, Fusion and MKZ vehicles in North AmericaJuly 11
Former interim NHTSA chief Friedman takes policy role at Consumers UnionJuly 10
Honda confirms 11th U.S. death tied to ruptured Takata airbag inflatorJuly 10
Porsche, Audi SUV recalls may strike other automakersJuly 7
Faulty fuel pump parts that have spurred recalls of more than 450,000 SUVs by Volkswagen and its Porsche and Audi brands were supplied to 13 other automakers and suppliers, supplier Continental told American regulators.
My nightmare: A dystopian future for auto retailingJuly 10
Lincoln, Mercedes, Toyota large cars receive top IIHS safety ratingsJuly 6
The Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E class and Toyota Avalon earned top honors among six large cars tested for crashworthiness by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Tesla Model S fell short in some tests.