Auto Industry To Work With Government On SafetyAfter two tumultuous years of recalls, fines and friction, the government and the auto industry struck a peace treaty of sorts by agreeing to cooperate on safety issues in the future.
Recaro Recalls 173,000 Child Safety SeatsRecaro Child Safety is recalling more than 173,000 car seats in the U.S. because the top tether can detach from the seat 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.
Fiat Chrysler CEO Promises Strict Safety RulesThe U.S. government's highway safety agency has become more aggressive in enforcing auto safety rules, and Fiat Chrysler and the industry will have to adjust, the company's CEO said Tuesday.
Big Rigs Often Go Faster Than Tires Can HandleMany tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.
Study: Distracted Driving Accounts For Nearly 6 In 10 Teen CrashesA recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found significant evidence that distracted driving is a much more serious problem than previously known.
Air Bag Maker Balks At Nationwide RecallTakata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
Honda Admits Failing To Report InjuriesHonda admitted in statements issued on Monday that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
NHTSA To Push For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars which are equipped with faulty air bags that can injure and even kill a driver.
Honda Investigated For Incomplete ReportsFederal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.
NHTSA Pushes Air Bag Maker On New PartsThe U.S. government's auto safety agency told the manufacturer of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more to find the cause of the problem.
Feds Probe Power Steering In Ford Midsize CarsThe probe covers 938,000 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2010 through 2012 model years, as well as the 2011 Mercury Milan.