Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakersThu, 19, Jan 2017
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.
U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report saysThu, 19, Jan 2017
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.
Takata's remaining two bidders to seek court-led turnaround in Japan, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Apple sued for not preventing texting and drivingWed, 18, Jan 2017
GM settles ignition-switch disclosure case with SECWed, 18, Jan 2017
General Motors today said it will pay a $1 million fine to settle an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its 2014 ignition-switch recalls. The agreement does not require GM to admit any wrongdoing, nor does it call into question any of GM’s financial statements or disclosures, the company said.
Takata to plead guilty, pay victims and automakers in $1 billion deal, reports sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Takata is expected to agree to plead guilty to fraud charges Friday as part of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve the government's investigation into deadly air bag ruptures, sources said.
Chao hits no roadblocks in confirmation hearing for DOT chiefWed, 11, Jan 2017
Donald Trump's choice to run the Transportation Department, Elaine Chao, defended the president-elect's $1 trillion infrastructure plan as a "bold vision" in an overwhelmingly friendly Senate confirmation hearing. But she declined to take positions on the regulation of developing technology such as autonomous vehicles.