Fiat Chrysler to recall 228,508 trucks to fix shifter issueFeb. 16
GM, Ford, VW, Toyota among automakers providing up to $130 million for Takata's U.S. settlementFeb. 14
Takata, U.S. government tangle over victim paymentsFeb. 13
Airbag supplier Takata and the U.S. government have agreed how to divvy up $850 million in restitution payments to automakers, but the two still are debating in court over which victims will receive the remaining $125 million.
Ford, Mazda expand 'do not drive' warning to additional pickupsFeb. 12
Ford is expanding a warning to another 33,000 owners of older Rangers in North America not to drive them until they get repairs because of a potentially defective Takata airbag inflator; Mazda is issuing a similar expansion for about 1,800 2006 B-series pickups.
Takata, injured drivers reach deal that will likely end U.S. bankruptcyFeb. 11
Tesla crash in California draws interest from U.S. investigatorsJan. 23
Aston Martin hit by Daimler steering column recallJan. 22
Ford faces questions from U.S. senators over 'do not drive' warningJan. 18
Two senators asked the Transportation Department to explain why a "do not drive" directive issued last week by Ford is limited to about 2,900 older pickup trucks and if other vehicles are potentially at risk from defective airbag inflators.
Ford: Half of U.S. lineup to get automatic emergency braking by end of '19Jan. 12
After a report from federal regulators showed Ford lagging rivals on availability of the crash-avoidance technology, the automaker says the safety feature will reach the majority of its vehicles by next year and the rest by 2022.
2018 VW Tiguan being probed in U.S. for seat belt issueJan. 12
GM ride-hailing fleet would ditch steering wheel, pedals in 2019Jan. 12
GM plans to launch public ride-hailing services with self-driving vehicles that don't have manual controls such as steering wheels and pedals, starting in 2019. GM has asked federal regulators to waive 16 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards that currently prohibit such vehicles on roadways.