Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crashSat, 25, Mar 2017
Ford recalling 6,000 2017 MustangsWed, 15, Mar 2017
Auto recalls hit record 53.2 million in 2016Fri, 10, Mar 2017
Mercedes to recall 1 million newer vehicles globally after 51 firesFri, 03, Mar 2017
Daimler said it will recall 1 million newer-model Mercedes-Benz vehicles worldwide -- about 308,000 of them in the U.S. -- after 51 fires were reported stemming from a defective starter fuse. The automaker said no injuries or deaths have been reported. It will begin the U.S. recall in July.
Ford issues new recall for Takata airbags -- unrelated to ongoing recallsThu, 02, Mar 2017
Shift to fancy gear knobs draws ire of Consumer ReportsTue, 28, Feb 2017
Will Takata plea deal kill civil suits against automakers?Tue, 28, Feb 2017
Takata pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charge linked to faulty airbagsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Takata pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. The plea removes a major obstacle to the potential sale or restructuring of the embattled Japanese supplier, which is expected to intensify a search for a buyer or financial backer.
To reduce distractions, bring back knobsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Takata ranks last in reputation among 100 most-visible companies in U.S.Tue, 21, Feb 2017
Troubled airbag supplier Takata took last place on a list ranking the reputations of the 100 most-visible companies in the U.S., landing in the “critical” score category, the Harris Poll said Tuesday.
Laws, enforcement can't stop distracted driving problemMon, 20, Feb 2017
3-point belts protect middle seat riders, study findsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Three-point seat belts are effective at reducing fatalities for center rear seat passengers in cars and light trucks, a study shows. The benefit is more dramatic in passenger cars than in light trucks or SUVs.