Automakers To Recall 5M Vehicles For Another Air Bag ProblemAnother problem with automotive air bags, this one resulting in recalls of up to 5 million vehicles. Continental Automotive Systems says moisture can get inside its control computers, causing the power supplies to corrode and fail.
Hyundai Recalls 470,000 Sonatas To Replace EnginesHyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace the engines because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail.
Deal To Be Announced Thursday To Resolve GM Criminal ProbeProsecutors have reached agreement with GM to resolve a criminal investigation into how the automaker broke the law by concealing a deadly problem with small-car ignition switches.
MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety TipsAs students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.
U.S. Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag FailuresU.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.
Reports: Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back About 300,000 PickupsFiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recall.
After Insistence From Feds, Takata Acknowledges Defects In Air Bag InflatorsAir bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.
House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM RecallA report raises serious questions about the NTSA's ability to keep the public safe.
Government Wants To Make Cars Talk To Each Other The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.
Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV'sThe agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
Ex-Prosecutor Wants Pardon For Texas Woman Involved In Fatal GM Crash A former prosecutor has asked a Texas agency to pardon a woman who pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance but which her attorney says was caused by a faulty General Motors ignition switch.
Texas Judge Won't Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.