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Schumer: Volkswagen Should Pay $18B In Fines For FraudSchumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Justice Department to seek an $18 billion fine for the German automaker.
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.
Drivers Cry Foul After Learning Of E-ZPass Discount DeceptionThanksgiving is a week away and AAA estimates 41 million drivers will hit the road for the holiday. Many with E-ZPass will face a discount deception once they cross state lines.
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.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
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