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U.S. rejects Ford bid to delay airbag recall of 3 million vehicles

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:20:00 EST

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(image) Only about a third of inflators have been replaced out of 65 million worldwide.

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Could self-driving cars stop terrorist attacks?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:30:00 EST

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(image) Vehicles have become readily available violent weapons, but autonomous tech could "de-weaponize cars."

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U.S. safety board to probe self-driving shuttle crash in Las Vegas

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:30:00 EST

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(image) The crash follows a rising number of incidents involving human drivers behaving improperly or recklessly around self-driving cars.

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PSA: Toyota wants to save your life, needs an hour of your time

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:00:00 EST

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(image) Toyota runs an ad campaign called 'In about an hour' to remind owners about the Takata airbag inflator recall.

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BMW recalling 1 million vehicles in North America

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:58:00 EDT

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(image) BMW says the recalls may be expanded.

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Massive Kidde fire extinguisher recall affects some automotive versions

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:45:00 EDT

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(image) Kidde has a huge share of the market so there's a good chance you might be affected.

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10-year-old hits 100 mph: Boy leads Ohio troopers on a chase

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:40:00 EDT

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(image) When the interstate was no longer an option, he drove down the ditch.

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Subaru, like Nissan, admits improper checks on Japan cars, expects recalls

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:15:00 EDT

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(image) The certification is a government requirement but does not affect product quality and is not needed for export vehicles.

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Ford Fusion steering wheels could detach, NHTSA says

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:50:00 EDT

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(image) One wheel detached while the driver was turning.

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Tokyo concept car aims to fend off dents with external airbag

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:38:00 EDT

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(image) LED lights projected onto the rubber also allow the driver to communicate with pedestrians and other vehicles.

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Inspection woes sideline Ford's Chariot commuter van service in San Francisco

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:34:00 EDT

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(image) Ford had to suspend it's operations in San Francisco due to compliance issues with the California Highway Patrol.

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Gear to carry if you're overlanding or off-roading

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:30:00 EDT

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(image) Here's what we took. You might want to carry some of this gear, too.

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IIHS starts passenger-side crash test, finds automakers treated sides unevenly

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:15:00 EDT

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(image) Some cars that rated good on the driver side were less than good for a front passenger.

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Japan's Kobe Steel loses customers, finds cheating was more widespread

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:40:00 EDT

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(image) Company says it violated government standards; sheet steel falsified, too.

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Nissan's improper inspections reportedly started at least 20 years ago

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:15:00 EDT

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(image) Production for the domestic market is shut down, but it's still building cars for export.

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Nissan suspending all of its car production in Japan

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:50:00 EDT

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(image) All six factories are shutting down for two weeks.

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