Honda seeks to admit new evidence in Takata case
Honda argues in a class-action case that it shouldn't be held responsible for Takata's defective airbags.
Japan's automakers say it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi said Takata's filing for bankruptcy protection will make it difficult for them to recoup billions of dollars they have spent to recall defective airbag inflators.
Cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation
Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.
Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures
Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken.
Takata bankruptcy would cloud auto industry's biggest recall
The expected bankruptcy of troubled airbag maker Takata throws a wild card into one of the biggest and most complicated recalls in automotive history.
GM settles with 203 plaintiffs over ignition switches
GM agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches. The accord could also resolve hundreds of state court claims.
GM safety practices no longer under NHTSA oversight; meetings will continue
GM's safety practices are no longer under the oversight of federal regulators, but the automaker said it plans to keep meeting with them at least monthly about potential defects.
FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recalls
The National Safety Council launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for recalls on their vehicles. The program is backed by Fiat Chrysler under a settlement with NHTSA.
EPA suspected Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat device' in 2015
The EPA told Fiat Chrysler in November 2015 it suspected some of its vehicles had at least one "defeat device" that improperly bypassed emissions controls, according to recently disclosed emails.
Fiat Chrysler CEO says 2018 targets unaffected by diesel woes
Fiat Chrysler does not expect its diesel woes in the U.S. to have an impact on its business targets to 2018, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
U.S. states could not set self-driving car rules under Republican plan
California and other states would be barred from setting their own rules governing design and testing of self-driving cars, according to a House Republican proposal.
Fiat Chrysler recalling 297,000 vehicles for inadvertent airbag deployments
Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America because of a wiring problem that can lead to inadvertent airbag deployments.
Fiat Chrysler diesels spew excess pollution, VW sleuths report
Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles spewed pollution as much as 20 times the legal limit, according to testing by the same researchers who first recorded the excess emissions in VW's diesel scandal.
IIHS study finds just 2 of 37 SUV headlights rate 'good'
IIHS awarded good or acceptable ratings to just 14 of the 37 midsize SUV and crossover models tested in its most recent study, leaving 23 models with "marginal" or "poor" scores.
Nissan to make advanced braking standard
The company estimates the decision will cover more than 1 million Nissan brand vehicles sold in the 2018 model year.
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