Volkswagen announced that it has been cheating on U.S. diesel emissions tests since 2009 through the use of defeat device software. The company now must recall 500,000 vehicles in the United States that are equipped with the device, though an estimated… Read More
This week the Justice Department announced a settlement with General Motors Co. (GM) after an 18-month criminal investigation into the auto makers handling of a faulty ignition switch.
Although no individuals were charged, GM was charged with one count… Read More
Back in June, a Volkswagen (VW) SUV and a deer collided, triggering a side air bag to inflate too forcefully. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Justice Department are now investigating Takata Corp. of Japan in the face… Read More
According to the latest announcement by General Motors, the compensation fund set up by the company has finally finished processing the 4,342 claims it received from victims of its faulty ignition switch recall.
So far, 124 deaths and 266 injuries have… Read More
One thing that can be both a lot of fun and very dangerous is fireworks. Accidents do happen, and they can often result in severe injuries or even death.
When an accident is the result of negligence on the part of the manufacturer of the fireworks or… Read More
Accused of putting profits ahead of safety, a Takata executive says the airbag death toll could rise. The violently, explosive airbags are linked to eight deaths and more than 100 injuries worldwide.
We have been following the Takata airbag recall for… Read More
There is more bad news for Takata as reports surface that the company's replacement airbags must be replaced. The company's defective airbags sparked the largest automobile recall, 34 million vehicles, in U.S. history. Adding to the recall rage, officials… Read More
After months of scrutiny for inactivity, Takata Corp. has announced a massive recall of nearly 34 million vehicles for a defective airbag that has been shown to erupt violently and shoot pieces of metal into a vehicle. It is the largest automobile recall… Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is set to examine 20 separate Fiat Chrysler recalls of more than 10 million vehicles in a hearing in July. The regulator has expressed concerns about recurring issues that question if the automaker… Read More
Compensation is on the way for the loved ones of at least 100 people who died in crashes linked to defective ignition switches from General Motors (GM).
Just last week the death toll stood at 97, and this announcement marks the first acknowledgement… Read More
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