U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
In our Wednesday news wrap, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will reportedly leave the Justice Department once a new attorney general is confirmed. Rosenstein oversees the special counsel’s Russia investigation and has been attacked by President Trump. Also, Israeli security…
Moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental rules, President Donald Trump is set to announce in Michigan plans to re-examine federal requirements that regulate the fuel efficiency of new cars and trucks.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
By Associated Press
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running.
By Laura Santhanam
The U.S. government recently issued an immediate recall for more than 4.7 million vehicles that were installed with defective airbags. However, the consumer website that lists vehicle identification numbers included in the recall did not appear to be working on…
By Deepashri Varadharajan
Honda and Toyota have issued recalls due to problems related to airbag inflators manufactured by Takata Corp.
By Ellen Rolfes
Toyota announced a recall of 6.4 million vehicles globally, including 1.77 million of its vehicles in the U.S., for five potential safety faults. Only two of the flaws, USA Today reports, apply to U.S. models.
By PBS NewsHour
On the NewsHour Wednesday, the Justice Department ended a criminal probe into the concealment of safety concerns by automaker Toyota with a $1.2 billion settlement.
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