11th U.S. death related to Takata airbags reported by HondaThu, 20, Oct 2016
U.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.
Subaru prices redesigned 2017 Impreza $100 above outgoing carThu, 20, Oct 2016
Subaru, in a sign of ongoing weakness in the U.S. car market, is pricing the redesigned 2017 Impreza sedan and five-door just $100 above the outgoing 2016 model, despite a larger footprint and additional safety and communications equipment.
FCA to recall Jeep, Ram, Dodge vehicles in U.S.Wed, 19, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 182,743 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty wiring that may disconnect from the SUVs' impact sensors in a crash. The automaker is also recalling about 86,000 Ram trucks and Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans.
Dealer's recall policy proves his integrityMon, 17, Oct 2016
I am glad to see that Stewart's policy is shown as a "best practice" and hope other dealers will follow suit.
Honda's '17 CR-V gets turbo -- and a volume knobThu, 13, Oct 2016
Honda is giving the fifth-generation CR-V more space, horsepower, refinement, fuel efficiency and safety features for 2017, a top-to-bottom remake of the segment-leading crossover that echoes the Civic's transformation last year.
Fully autonomous vehicles won't arrive for a long timeMon, 10, Oct 2016
Despite all the buzz about the impending arrival of self-driving cars, the obstacles to perfecting and mass producing fully automated vehicles remain formidable.
Self-driving cars will help make motorcycles safer, experts sayTue, 11, Oct 2016
Self-driving technology promises to pretty much transform the auto industry as we know it. It may also change the business of selling motorcycles. It all comes down to safety, according to Karl Viktor Schaller, head of development at BMW Motorrad.
Tesla Autopilot a 'traffic hazard,' Germany's transport agency findsFri, 07, Oct 2016
The Autopilot function on Tesla's Model S car represents a "considerable traffic hazard," according to an internal report for Germany's Transport Ministry, a German magazine reported Friday.
VW recalls 281,500 vehicles in U.S. due to fuel leaksFri, 07, Oct 2016
Volkswagen AG is recalling about 281,500 Volkswagen and Audi brand vehicles in the U.S. in three separate recalls, each due to fuel leaks but with different causes, according to a regulatory filing today.
NHTSA probes inadvertent airbag deployments on Nissan VersaWed, 05, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into 252,756 Nissan Versa vehicles after complaints of inadvertent airbag deployments.
Key Safety eyes Japan auto expansion in wake of Takata's crisisTue, 04, Oct 2016
Key Safety Systems, the airbag maker said to be among the bidders for Takata, is considering a further push into Japan after winning new business from the nation’s automakers in the wake of Takata’s record recalls.
Honda irking Takata stakeholders by going slow on sale, report saysTue, 04, Oct 2016
As airbag supplier Takata courts buyers to resolve the auto industry's biggest recall ever, stakeholders are getting frustrated with the speed of decision-making by top customer and shareholder Honda, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Bloomberg.