Federal Officials Confirm Defective Airbag In 2006 Ford Ranger Caused Fatality
A defective airbag manufactured by Takata has claimed another victim. Federal officials said Friday a Georgia man was killed on December 22 when the airbag in his 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptured following an accident along a South Carolina road.
In A Series Of Moves, GM Reinvents Itself As A Mobility Company
For now, General Motors. In the future, General Mobility? GM executives unveiled the creation of a new car-sharing service called Maven that will allow customers to use cars for as little as $6 per hour.
DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx: Government Will Remove Regulatory 'hurdles'
The United States wants to spend $4 billion over the next decade to accelerate the development of autonomous cars. US Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit on Thursday.
As Obama Touts Transportation Tech, Documents Douse Autonomous Enthusiasm
On the same night President Obama pressed the need to build a "21st century transportation system" in his final State of the Union speech, a new report released by one of the companies leading that charge showed serious potholes remain ahead.
Until Recently, Attorney Had Managed General Motors' Victims Fund
Attorney Ken Feinberg has jumped from one automotive debacle to another. Volkswagen said it has retained the settlement specialist to compensate diesel car owners affected by the company's cheating on emissions tests.
Number Of Cars Containing Defeat Devices Grows By 75,000
The scope of the Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to grow. In a meeting Thursday, Volkswagen and Audi executives told officials from the Environmental Protection Agency there are more cars that contain defeat devices that circumvent emissions standards.