Government Urges Owners Of Old Hondas To Get Air Bags Fixed ImmediatelyNew tests found the Takata air bags have a 50% chance of exploding in a crash, sending out metal shrapnel, the NHTSA says.
Report: Los Angeles Had Most Cars Stolen In California In 201557,247 cars were stolen in the L.A.-Long Beach-Anaheim area, according to an insurance industry report.
Report: 4 Companies Selling New Cars With Takata InflatorsSome 2016 and 2017 Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles are equipped with a type of inflator that is prone to rupture, according to a Senate report.
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallChrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 38Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.
2015 Chevy Colorado Crowned Truck Of The YearThe new mid size pickup was cited for what Motor Trend called a “right-sized” package.
Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To AutomakersThe Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
Black Friday Boosts November Car SalesChrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To 36At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
US Closes Ford Steering Probe Without RecallU.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.
Ford's New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among PickupsFord said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Minivans Do Poorly In New Crash TestsThe Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.

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