Honda 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.
Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.
The 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.
Patrick Ivison, now 19, nearly died when he was walking with his mom behind a car that suddenly backed up, pinning him underneath.
Graco 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 said Thursday that it is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs because their rear axles can lock up unexpectedly.
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.
With 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.
General Motors wants the owners of 8,000 Chevrolet Volts to bring their cars in to dealers to address possible battery fire issues.