Latest Autos News
- Some Defective Airbags Counted Twice Says NHTSA Reducing Takata Recall Numbers At least eight people have been killed by Takata air bags, which can explode with too much force and spew shrapnel into a vehicle.
- Car Sales Exceed Expectations In August: Domestics Out Perform Market GM sales slipped one percent. Fiat Chrysler sales rose two percent. Ford sales were up five percent.
- Michigan Matters: Autos & LeMay Museum Carol Cain looks at the automotive industry with John McElroy, David Madeira, and Rod Alberts.
- Judge Reverses Manslaughter Conviction Due To Faulty GM Ignition The judge ruled the 25-year-old driver beared "no responsibility for the accident" despite police finding that she was speeding.
- Car Technology Is Great, If Only Drivers Used It J.D. Power Study shows that a large number of car buyers never use new technologies like self-parking features and wireless hot spots.
- Agency Won't Open Probe Into Toyota Unintended Acceleration The petition was the latest in a string of claims that Toyota vehicles can accelerate on their own dating to 2009.
- High-Tech Cars Bring Detroit, Silicon Valley Face To Face The convergence of cars and computers is blurring the traditional geographical boundaries of both industries.
- US Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag Failures U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.
- General Motors Adds 181,000 Cars To 2014 Headlight Recall Vehicles that were repaired under the first recall in November of 2014 will have to be repaired again because the replacement part can fail and cut off the headlights, spokesman Alan Adler said.
- Volkswagen Recalls 420,000 Vehicles For Air Bag Issue The recall is for eight models.
- Michigan Gas Prices Spike Overnight After Refinery Shutdown "The BP refinery is experiencing an unexpected shutdown and we don't know the extent of the damage."
- Discount Tire Recalls 79,513 Truck And SUV Replacement Tires If the steel belts crack, the tread could separate, increasing the risk of a crash.