Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
Honda Has The Most High-Risk Models In Takata Air Bag RecallCars and trucks from the 2008 model year or older that were originally sold or registered in high humidity areas are getting top priority for repairs as the government commences the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.
Honda Hit With $70M In Fines For Failing To Report Deaths, Injuries To Federal GovernmentHonda was slapped with two $35 million fines Thursday for failing to report deaths, injuries and certain warranty claims to the federal government, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Honda Expands Air Bag Recall NationwideUnder pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver's side air bags to all 50 states.
Los Angeles Pedestrian Fatalities Second Highest In NationThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 99 pedestrians were killed, falling just behind New York City, where 127 pedestrians were fatally struck in the same year.
Southland Teen Wins Fight For Back-Up Cameras After Years-Long CampaignPatrick Ivison, now 19, nearly died when he was walking with his mom behind a car that suddenly backed up, pinning him underneath.
Graco Adds More Than 403,000 Child Seats To RecallGraco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.
Chrysler Recalls 278K Trucks, SUVs For Rear Axle ProblemChrysler said Thursday that it is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs because their rear axles can lock up unexpectedly.
Push For Mandatory Black Boxes In Cars Raises Privacy Concerns A proposal from federal regulators to require automakers to install devices that record driving data has some privacy advocates wondering exactly how the information might be used.
Parents Warned Against Leaving Children Alone In Hot CarsWith temperatures expected to get into the triple digits this week, the Los Angeles Fire Department is ramping up a heat safety campaign to remind parents to never leave a child alone in a hot car.
8,000 Volt Hybrids Recalled For Possible Battery Fire IssuesGeneral Motors wants the owners of 8,000 Chevrolet Volts to bring their cars in to dealers to address possible battery fire issues.