Chevrolet helps customers put the brakes on rear crashes

Tailgating is great before football games, but in traffic, not so much. Rear-end crashes make up more than one in four of collisions reported to police each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

Chrysler expands air bag recall

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.

Automakers expand passenger air bag recalls

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, two automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.

US agency threatens to act against air bag maker

A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver's air bag inflators are defective and ...

Showdown looms between US gov't, air bag maker

A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries. Car companies and the driving public are caught in the middle.

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