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  • Tesla behind lobbying push to ditch side mirrors

     
    Filed under: Safety, Technology, Tesla The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration passed a law yesterday forcing new cars in the US to come with standard backup cameras by May 2018, and if Tesla has its way, this could be just the beginning of...
  • NHTSA chief says GM held 'critical information'

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM Federal officials say the agency charged with ensuring the safety of cars in America was missing key information when it decided against a deeper investigation of General Motors in 2007. David Friedman (pictured)...
  • Families of victims speak out before GM ignition switch hearings at Capitol

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, GM The first time Samantha Denti's Chevrolet Cobalt stalled, other cars swerved and avoided her on a busy New Jersey highway. She was shaken by the incident, but okay. Months later, the car stalled again, this time...
  • White van killed N.J. man who ran out of gas on Route 22

    A paint chip found near the body of a 60-year-old New Jersey man fatally hit by a vehicle in January on Route 22 came from a white commercial van, state police said Tuesday. Paul J. Agens of Hamburg, Sussex County, was killed about 2 a.m. Jan. 11 on...
  • Weather, incentives help lift March U.S. auto sales

    Weather, incentives help lift March U.S. auto sales
    DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The top five automakers in the United States on Tuesday reported higher March sales, beating forecasts and raising expectations April could show an even stronger sales rebound after a long winter. Sales rose 5.7...
  • GM chief deflects lawmakers amid new revelations on ignitions

    WASHINGTON In her first head-on questioning from Congress, General Motors' new chief executive, Mary Barra, sought Tuesday to quell a furor over the automaker's failure for over a decade to fix defective ignition switches blamed for contributing to 13...
  • Canadian auto sales nudge higher in March

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian auto sales inched just 0.2 percent higher in March from a year earlier, figures on Tuesday showed, but an independent auto industry analyst said the modest increase masked a solid performance during severe winter weather,...
  • Barra: Poor decisions in past do not reflect the GM of today

    WASHINGTON General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday told a congressional subcommittee investigating a widening recall that while she could answer few specific questions about what happened, decisions made in previous years not to address the situation...
  • House panel to investigate GM recall of part linked to fatal crashes

    House panel to investigate GM recall of part linked to fatal crashes
    WASHINGTON -- A House committee has launched an investigation into how General Motors Corp. and federal regulators handled the recall of vehicles with a malfunctioning ignition switch that led to at least 13 traffic deaths. As part of the probe, the...
  • William Clay Ford dies at 88; auto company scion owned Detroit Lions

    William Clay Ford, a billionaire who owned the Detroit Lions and was an heir to the automotive dynasty started by his grandfather Henry Ford, died Sunday at his home in Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was 88. The cause of death was pneumonia, according to a...
  • Robert B. Reich: The 'you're paid what you're worth' myth

    It's often assumed that people are paid what they're worth. According to this logic, minimum wage workers aren't worth more than the $7.25 an hour they now receive. If they were worth more, they'd earn more. Any attempt to force employers to pay them more...