Report Finds Racial Bias In Traffic Stops By Texas TroopersAn analysis of reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety says black drivers are consistently searched by troopers at a higher rate than white drivers.
Hyundai Recalls Cars For Brake Light ProblemHyundai is recalling nearly 305,000 Sonata midsize cars because the brake lights can stay on when the driver isn't stopping. The recall covers cars from the 2011 and 2012 model years.
Porsche Blames Paul Walker For His Car Crash DeathAttorneys for Porsche said that "The Fast and the Furious" star Paul Walker was to blame for his own death in a Southern California car crash. The claim comes in documents filed last week in Los Angeles.
Honda Has Most High-Risk Models In Air Bag RecallHonda leads all automakers with nine models designated as having the highest risk from air bag inflators that can explode with too much force, spewing metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers.
Kia Recalls Over 256,000 Souls For Steering ProblemKia is recalling more than 256,000 Soul compact SUVs in the U.S. because the steering could fail. The recall announced Friday covers certain Souls from the 2014 through 2016 model years.
Ruling Could Expose GM To Large Verdicts In Ignition CasesA federal bankruptcy judge says people suing General Motors over faulty ignition switches may seek punitive damages that could cost the company millions of extra dollars.
Volkswagen To Offer Gift Cards To Diesel OwnersA dealer familiar with Volkswagen's plans said that the automaker intends to offer $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to owners of their smaller diesel cars. Details of the program haven't been announced.
Pressure Grows On Volkswagen As Bad News Piles UpThe fallout from Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal intensified Wednesday, as investors bailed out and European regulators pressured the company to quickly disclose the findings of an internal investigation.
2 Separate Issues Force Fiat Chrysler RecallFiat Chrysler is recalling 894,000 Jeep, Dodge and Fiat SUVs worldwide to fix problems with anti-lock brakes and air bags.
NTSB Calls Tire Recall System "Broken"Only about 1 in 5 defective tires is being removed from the road through the safety recall process.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls Jeeps Due To Fire RiskFiat Chrysler is recalling vehicles because the air conditioning lines are too close to the exhaust manifold.
GM Recalling 1.4M Cars; Oil Leaks Can Cause Engine FiresFor the third time in seven years, General Motors is recalling cars that can leak oil and catch fire, sometimes damaging garages and houses.