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This picture taken on July 6, 2015 shows an airbag of a Honda vehicle in Tokyo. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

09/01/2015

Happy car dealer holding car keys

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2015

SYNC Voice Texting (Ford photo)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2015

Google's Lexus RX 450H Self Driving Car is seen parked on Pennsylvania Ave. on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. Google has logged over 300,000 miles testing its self driving cars around the country.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2015

GM Active Safety Research Center (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: New GM “Active Safety” Center Aims To Save Lives

New area at Milford Proving Grounds focuses on preventing crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

U of M Solar Car (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: U-M Unveils New Solar Race Car

The debut of “The Aurum” marks 25 years of Solar Cars for the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015

Ford Virtual Manufacturing (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Ford Makes Creative Use of Virtual Reality

A process called “virtual manufacturing” allows Ford to design work places that put less stress on assembly line employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

GM-UAW Talks Begin (Jeff Gilbert photo)

GM And UAW Stress Teamwork As Auto Talks Begin

Big issues are pay raises, health care, job security and the two tier wage scale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2015

President Obama at Mich Assembly (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Ford Moves Focus Production Out Of Wayne Plant

Ford says new products for Michigan Assembly will be a part of discussion during this year’s contract talks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2015

Bonneville Car (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Classic Car Lovers Preparing For Big Show In Plymouth

A small classic car display previewed the annual Concours D’Elegance of America. The event is scheduled for July 26th at Plymouth’s Inn at St. John.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2015

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