Environmental groups sue U.S. over delayed fines for gas guzzlersSept. 7
Three environmental groups filed suit against the federal government Thursday for delaying the rollout of higher “gas-guzzler” penalties for automakers that produce new vehicles that fail to meet minimum fuel-economy standards.
FCA says Hellcat engine spitting oil in 2017 Dodge Challengers, Chargers; recall announcedAug. 25
U.S. too slow to require rear seat belt warnings, lawsuit saysAug. 16
GM recalling nearly 800,000 pickup trucks worldwideAug. 4
Ford to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concernsJuly 28
U.S. upgrades probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorers over exhaust odorsJuly 27
New Takata airbag recalls could expose automakers to more liabilitiesJuly 19
Takata's bankruptcy filing was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more airbag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities.
Former interim NHTSA chief Friedman takes policy role at Consumers UnionJuly 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.
Battle looms over self-driving rulesJuly 1
NHTSA pressed on pace of Takata repairsJune 10
Automakers split on how fast to deploy automatic brakingJune 8
Big automakers are rushing to launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 but some major companies are moving slowly when it comes to widespread deployment of a less expensive crash prevention technology that regulators say could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries a year.