auto companies

  • September 12, 2014  

    Airbags are a major defense for car passengers in an accident. But airbags supplied by the Takata Corporation to several automakers have been found to rupture or explode after a front crash, causing serious injuries and two deaths. Recalls related to the defect have now exceeded 14 million. Jeffrey Brown talks to David Shepardson of The Detroit News about how regulators are tackling the problem. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2010  

    In other news Monday, General Motors posted its first quarterly profit in nearly three years, thanks to strong sales of new models and expense cuts from its bankruptcy. And in Thailand, resistance leaders and security forces remain in a standoff after five days of violent clashes. Continue reading