Tag: Automobile safety

States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata

DETROIT — Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has reached a $650 million deal to settle consumer protection claims from 44 states and Washington,...
Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a...
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LINCOLN, Neb. — There were slightly fewer crashes in Lincoln last year than in 2000 despite a nearly 25 percent growth in the city's...
Air bag danger: Ford, Mazda add pickups to do-not-drive list

DETROIT — Ford and Mazda are adding more than 35,000 pickup trucks in North America to a list of vehicles that should not be...
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DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into leaky gas tank flanges, determining that recalls by three German auto brands took care...
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NEW YORK — Takata Corp's U.S. unit has reached a settlement with representatives of those injured by lethally defective air bags, paving the way...
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POST FALLS, Idaho — A railroad crossing in a northern Idaho city has been upgraded with additional safety features nearly a year after a...
For 3rd time, General Motors seeks to avoid Takata recalls

DETROIT — For the third time in the past three years, General Motors has asked the U.S. government for permission to avoid recalls of...
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PELHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says an ATV operator pushed his son to safety after the vehicle struck a...
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DETROIT — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Harley-Davidson is recalling over 250,000 motorcycles worldwide because the brakes might fail. ...

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