California is adjusting its zero-emissions vehicle mandate to help smaller automakers. Rather than completely excusing them from the program, the companies may offer plug-in hybrids and still receive ZEV credits for them.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.