U.S. Ends Ford Pickup Probe Without Seeking RecallU.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a recall.
Texas Teenager Latest Victim Of Exploding Takata AirbagsA Houston teenager is the tenth person nationwide to die as a result of an faulty Takata airbag.
"No Excuse": Safety Experts Say Car Defect Puts Kids In DangerAuto safety experts are demanding action on what they call a serious safety defect. The move comes days after a jury awarded more than a $124.5 million to a Texas family.
U.S. Investigates 420,000 Ford F-150s For Brake FailureThe U.S. government is investigating complaints that the brakes can fail on Ford's F-150 pickup truck, one of the most popular vehicles in Texas and the nation.
Crashes After Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Confuse DriversElectronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear.
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.