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Findings come amid a historic expansion of recall and two more related deaths.

After spending years searching for the cause of deadly Takata airbag defects, federal officials said Wednesday they've finally found answers.

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The airbag safety crisis that has engulfed the auto industry – the one behind more than two dozens recalls from 11 different manufacturers affecting roughly 25 million vehicles over the past eight years – just got worse.

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Reverend Catherine Brown is suing the Chicago Police Department over a 2013 traffic stop where she says she was the victim of excessive force.

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It's like OnStar for your BMW motorcycle.

BMW will introduce the first smart emergency tech for motorbikes, Intelligent Emergency Call. The real magic comes with its automatic responses.

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Bernie Ecclestone thinks that F1 should do "nothing" with regard to cockpit protection.

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Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally – 3.2 million in the United States – because the front passenger airbag may or may not deploy properly in the event of a crash.

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Transmissions could mysteriously shift into first on certain 2011 and 2012 models.

Ford will recall certain Mustang, F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator models from 2011 and 2012 because the gearbox can suddenly shift into first gear. There are three accidents linked to the problem but no injuries.

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Speed Filter blamed for 107-mph crash that left one man brain damaged.

Snapchat was named in a lawsuit brought by a man who suffered brain damage in a car crash his lawyers say was caused by one of the app's special features.

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The German city of Augsburg installed pedestrian signals in the ground at busy crossings so texting walkers know when it is safe to cross.

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UC Santa Barbara's student team created user-tracking "ghost cars."

Switching on the app's invisible mode shields the user from being seen until an update fixes the issue.

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A police officer in Westland, Michigan helped out a struggling young father when, instead of writing him a ticket, the officer bought a car seat for the man's daughter.

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A man recorded a woman in California as she left her infant alone in the back of a car on a hot day while she shopped.

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Apparently, some people use social media to brag about their texting-and-driving habits. NHTSA isn't amused.

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The eight-speed automatic shifter always returns to middle position.

FCA says 41 injuries may have been caused by drivers exiting their running vehicles without selecting Park.

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Nissan will recall the 2016 Maxima and Murano because of a potentially damaged O-ring in the ABS actuator, which could lead to a braking problem.

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A police department's story about an officer's actions in the drowning deaths of three teenage girls is being called into question due to new dashcam footage.

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The sober minds at Ford turned to goggles, flashing lights, and vibrating gloves.

Ford's Drugged Driving Suit roughly simulates some of the effects of marijuana, LSD, and cocaine. We drove around a cone course with the suit on, and it went about as well as you'd expect.

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Distracted drivers are an increasingly dangerous hazard on American roads.

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A father in Croatia's quick thinking may have saved the life of his child after he pushed the stroller out of the way of a drunk driver over the weekend.

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FAA and NHTSA to collaborate with automakers and airlines.

America's airline industry looks to take automakers under its wing to discuss sharing best practices in the interest of safety at an upcoming joint conference organized by the FAA and NHTSA.

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Tech is at the center of most new cars, but it's still giving owners trouble.

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