US Decides Not To Open Formal Probe Of Tesla Battery FiresU.S. automobile safety regulators have denied a petition seeking an investigation into Tesla software updates, saying it's unlikely a probe would find a safety defect.
Hyundai, Kia Recall 600K Vehicles To Fix Trunk Latch ProblemHyundai and Kia are recalling more than 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. because damage to the trunk latches can stop them from being opened from the inside.
US Probes Whether Ford Was Slow To Recall Backup CamerasU.S. highway safety regulators are investigating whether Ford acted quickly enough when it recalled more than 620,000 vehicles last year to fix faulty rear-view cameras.
US Probes Overheating Brakes That Cause Fires In 500K SemisU.S. highway safety regulators have opened an investigation into about a half-million semis with brakes that can catch fire.
US Agency Orders Automated Vehicle Makers To Report CrashesThe U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered automakers to report any crashes involving fully autonomous vehicles or partially automated driver-assist systems.
Safety Ratings Yanked After Tesla Pulls Radar From 2 ModelsTwo key groups that offer automobile safety ratings are yanking their top endorsements from some Tesla vehicles because the company has stopped using radar on its safety systems.
Cadillac SUV's Probed For Suspension Failure That Leads To CrashesThe probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers about 344,000 Cadillac SRX SUVs from the 2010 through 2015 model years.
Air Bag Danger: US Counts 85 Million Unrecalled Takata InflatorsThe vehicles, which are now being driven in the U.S., would all have to be replaced if the company can't prove the inflators are safe.
US Investigates 420,000 Ford F-150s For Brake FailureFour drivers reported that the problem caused crashes, although there were no injuries.
US Government Developing Policies For Self-Driving CarsThe federal government will propose best practices for safely operating autonomous vehicles within six months.
US Agency Says Fiat Chrysler Under-Reported Roadway DeathsFiat Chrysler is back in hot water with U.S. auto safety regulators.
Agency Won't Open Probe Into Toyota Unintended AccelerationThe petition was the latest in a string of claims that Toyota vehicles can accelerate on their own dating to 2009.
US Regulator Says Fiat Chrysler Recall Woes Are WidespreadThe NHTSA is holding the rare hearing to listen to evidence that Fiat Chrysler misbehaved on 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles.
Gov't Safety Agency Admits Flaws, Starts Reforms After GM Ignition Switch CaseIt's the first time the agency has admitted fault in failing to link the switches it to a series of fatal accidents, although regulators still lay most of the blame on GM for hiding the defect.
US Probes Complaints That Jeep Grand Cherokees Brake For No ReasonNHTSA says it has received nine complaints that the Jeep system suddenly reduced speed "with no pending threats in the line of travel."