Study: Distractions Play Role In 58 Percent Of Crashes Involving Teen DriversDistractions play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
Blumenthal: Air Bag Recall Should Be Expanded, Include Loaner VehiclesPointing to reports of incidents in regions outside the current air bag recall areas, the Connecticut Democrat said the evidence points to the need for nationwide action.
Officials Announce Recall To Replace Defective Airbags
House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM RecallA report raises serious questions about the NTSA's ability to keep the public safe.
Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV'sThe agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
On Capitol Hill, General Motors CEO Mary Barra Apologizes For Deadly Ignition Switch FlawsThe piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers.
Privacy Concerns Raised As 'Smart Cars' Track Personal DataYour GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.
Sen. Schumer Calls On Feds To Regulate 'Smart Car' TechnologySen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through ``smart car'' technology and sell it to third parties.

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