NHTSA Wants You To Complain About Cars MoreGovernment officials want more people to complain about auto safety problems. The NHTSA is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints.
Safety Advocates Say Fatal Car Seat Failures Are 'Public Health Crisis'Safety advocates say automakers and regulators have acted with "criminal" negligence in failing to remedy a long-acknowledged auto safety flaw that watchdogs say has played a role in hundreds of deaths, creating a "public health crisis."
Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
Government Redefines "Driver" To Include Google Computers In CarsThe federal government's highway safety agency has found that computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans.
Automakers Recall 5M Vehicles For More Air Bag ProblemsMore than 5 million vehicles are being recalled due to airbag issues.
Gov't: 10th Death Linked To Exploding Takata Air BagsA Ford pickup driver killed last month in South Carolina is the 9th person to die in the U.S. and the 10th worldwide because of defective Takata air-bag inflators that explode, firing off shrapnel-like shards, government safety officials said Friday, as they announced a new expansion of the largest auto safety recall in history.
Ford Recalls Older Large Cars Over Headlight IssueAutomaker Ford is recalling about 313,000 older large cars over a headlight issue that could cause a crash.
US Regulators Slap BMW With $40M Fine For Safety ViolationsGerman automaker BMW AG is now facing $40 million in penalties for safety violations.
Honda Has The Most High Risk Models In Takata Air Bag RecallVehicles from the 2008 model year or older, sold or registered in high humidity areas like South Florida are a top priority for repairs amid the start of the massive Takata air bag recall.
Mini Recalls 86,000 Cars To Fix Power Steering Problems Automaker BMW's Mini Brand issued a recall of 86,000 cars due to power steering issues, under pressure from U.S. regulators.
US Opens Probe Into BMW Over Mini Side Crash Test ProblemsU.S. safety regulators have launched an investigation into automaker BMW over it's Mini brand.
Gov’t: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer To Buy Back 500,000 PickupsFiat Chrysler must offer to buy back more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators in an effort to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.
Auto Safety Agency Chief In Miami On Air Bag TourNational Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Mark Rosekind was in Miami Wednesday on a tour dealing with defective air bags.
Auto Safety Agency Chief To Stop In Miami On Air Bag TourThe head of the federal government’s auto safety agency, on a tour dealing with defective air bags, is making two stops in Florida this week.
Honda Announces Another Recall For Faulty Takata Air BagsHonda is expanding the recalls over defective Takata air bags.