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.
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.
2018 VW Tiguan being probed in U.S. for seat belt issueJan. 12
Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata deathJan. 11
400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriouslyJan. 10
In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. The government is attempting to curb the carnage caused by everything from speeding two-wheelers to cars not equipped with airbags.