BMW recalls all i3 electric vehiclesNov. 22
BMW is recalling all 2014-18 i3 electric vehicles for higher risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts, according to recall documents.
Dealership lobbyist named NHTSA's top lawyerNov. 20
The White House appointed Jonathan Morrison, a former lobbyist with ties to auto dealerships, as chief counsel of NHTSA.
FCA under pressure to recall Chrysler Pacificas for potential stalling problemNov. 20
The Center for Auto Safety is asking NHTSA to open an investigation and recall the Chrysler Pacifica, which the group says represents an "unreasonable risk" because of a stalling problem.
U.S. rejects Ford, Mazda petitions to delay recall of Takata airbagsNov. 17
NHTSA turned down a petition by Ford and Mazda to delay -- for additional testing -- the recall of about 3 million vehicles with potentially defective airbag inflators made by Takata.
We should not have to waitNov. 20
If an automaker has developed automatic braking and can install it as an option, then it can make the same technology standard on all its vehicles.
U.S. probes 415,000 VW vehicles for airbag problemsNov. 17
NHTSA opened an investigation into potential airbag failures in 415,000 Volkswagen vehicles after the company issued a recall for the same issue in 2015.
Auto industry receives a second chance to lead the safety revolutionNov. 20
U.S. automakers failed to get out in front of the safety push of the 1960s, and paid a big price. They have a chance to take a different approach in the era of autonomous driving.
GM settles ignition switch case with Calif. county for $13.9 millionOct. 30
GM agreed to a $13.9 million settlement with Orange County, Calif., after prosecutors accused the automaker of intentionally concealing serious safety defects including those involving faulty ignition switches tied to nearly 400 deaths and injuries.
NHTSA launches pilot program to alert owners of uncompleted auto recallsOct. 27
NHTSA said it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles.
Kia recalls 342,381 Souls for second time for steering flawOct. 24
Kia is recalling 342,381 Souls in the U.S. for the second time because an initial repair may not have fixed a steering flaw.
Don't wait with self-drivingOct. 23
I have heard a lot about the features and advantages of autonomous vehicles and how they are being tested on some public roads and highways.
GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 millionOct. 19
General Motors agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.