The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.
A lawyer says a Ford Motor Co. engineer was fired after she placed listening devices in meeting rooms at its headquarters.
The probe announced Friday covers about 394,000 midsize cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years.
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
The latest recalls cover almost 718,000 cars and trucks.
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a series of fraudulent car sales to people answering ads primarily on Craigslist.
The company is aware of a single reported accident and a relatively small number of complaints involving 0.015 percent of the subject vehicle population.
The kids were not hurt and authorities said his blood alcohol content was 0.22, or nearly three times the legal limit.
Pinto lovers bringtheir annual stampede to town.
Supplier Faurecia has seen its North American business triple in recent years.
Ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes are being displayed this weekend at the Plymouth Ice Festival.
The 7th-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C7, is revealed to the media at the Russell Industrial Complex January 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The redesigned 2014 Corvette was unveiled at a preview of the 2013 North American International Auto Show, which opens in Detroit January 14th.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing takes members of the media on a tour of Cobo Center during the final hours of construction at the 2013 North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2013.