Toyota expands Takata airbag recall by 1.6 million vehiclesMon, 23, May 2016
Toyota is recalling almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata airbag inflators that could rupture.
Public not sold on fully autonomous vehicles, study findsMon, 23, May 2016
More than four out of five people would prefer not to ride in fully autonomous vehicles, a study published today found.
Campaign for zero facalities started in safety-conscious SwedenMon, 23, May 2016
The notion that traffic fatalities can be eliminated is a Swedish import. The initiative, known as Vision Zero, was written into Sweden's road safety law in 1997.
There may be a way to zero deaths But is there a will?Mon, 23, May 2016
The auto industry is on the cusp of a startling prospect: What if nobody died in traffic accidents? It's a huge leap from the stance acceptance that road fatalities are regrettable but inevitable to an attitude closer to the commercial aviation standard: Any death is extraordinary and requires immediate remedial action. Such a shift wouldn't be easy.
Daimler to set aside $560 million to cover airbag recallThu, 19, May 2016
Daimler said today it would set aside around 500 million euros ($560 million) this year for the recall of some of its vehicles, which contain airbags made by Takata Corp.
Takata declares 14 million airbags defective as part of expanded recallTue, 17, May 2016
Takata declared nearly 14 million airbag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved.
Hawaii lawsuit alleges Takata cover-upMon, 16, May 2016
The State of Hawaii has sued Takata over its defective airbag inflators in state court, accusing the beleaguered Japanese supplier of a cover-up.
Takata looks at restructuring after posting loss on recall costsWed, 11, May 2016
Takata said it was considering a drastic review of its inflator division and the sale of non-core businesses -- its first restructuring steps since becoming embroiled in a global recall crisis over potentially deadly airbags
Takata faces 'Titanic hitting iceberg' moment as recalls widenTue, 10, May 2016
Embattled Japanese supplier Takata is struggling to get ahead of its airbag recall crisis, with the latest full-year financial forecasts failing to take into account the U.S. regulator ordering a near-doubling in number of devices to be replaced.
Takata projects second annual loss on airbag recall chargesMon, 09, May 2016
Takata said it will probably report a second consecutive annual loss, pointing to the growing financial toll its airbag recalls were having even before the U.S. ordered the supplier to double the number of devices that will be replaced.
Honda to recall 20 million Takata airbag parts, report saysSun, 08, May 2016
Honda plans to recall more than 20 million airbag parts made by Takata as a preemptive measure globally, Nikkei reported Sunday, without saying where it obtained the information.
Billions are being invested in driverless cars that Americans don't wantThu, 05, May 2016
The driverless revolution is racing forward, as inventors overcome technical challenges such as navigating at night and regulators craft new rules. Yet the rush to robot cars faces a big roadblock: People aren't ready to give up the wheel.