Nissan recalls over 215,000 vehicles in U.S. for fire concernSept. 20
GM ignition switch criminal case dismissedSept. 19
GM to recall 1.2M pickups, SUVs for steering problemSept. 13
General Motors is recalling more than 1.2 million full-size pickups and SUVs globally because of a potential steering problem that could increase the risk of a crash. GM, according to a spokesman, is aware of 30 accidents resulting in two injuries because of the defect. No deaths have been reported.
Ford recalls 2 million pickups to address seat-belt fire concernsSept. 6
Toyota's U.S. center probes autonomous safety issuesAug. 26
Toyota has completed its biggest study of how occupants of autonomous vehicles might react in crashes. The question matters because people in self-driving cars could need a host of new safety technologies to protect them.
Ford recalls more than 49,000 EV charging cablesAug. 22
Ford is recalling 49,197 EV charging cables in the U.S. over a fire risk. The automaker warns that using the 120-volt cord with an AC outlet that is worn out, damaged or not on a "dedicated circuit" may heighten the temperature on the wall outlet and possibly lead to a fire.
Consumer apprehension grows over autonomous tech, study saysAug. 16
EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save livesAug. 14
As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the Transportation Department rationale that the plan would significantly cut traffic deaths, internal documents made public show.