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Most U.S. drivers admit angry, aggressive behaviour or road rage

July 14, 2016 Joan Lowy - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – Nearly 8 of every 10 U.S. drivers admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year, according to a survey released Thursday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The behaviour could include

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Feds seek Autopilot data from Tesla in crash probe

July 13, 2016 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Federal safety investigators are asking electric car maker Tesla Motors for details on how its Autopilot system works and why it failed to detect a tractor trailer that crossed its path in a Florida crash. The National Highway

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7 automakers add 4.4M vehicles to Takata recall

June 2, 2016 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Seven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall. Documents detailing recalls by General Motors, Volkswagen, Ford, Daimler Vans, BMW, Jaguar-Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz were posted Thursday by

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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

May 27, 2016 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi were posted Friday by

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Air bag inflator recall to grow by 35 million to 40 million

May 5, 2016 Tom Krisher and Joan Lowy - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – Takata will recall another 35 million to 40 million air bag inflators, a stunning increase that will more than double what is already the largest automotive recall in American history, the federal government announced Wednesday. The recall expansion

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Air bag danger: US counts 85M unrecalled Takata inflators

April 14, 2016 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – About 85 million Takata air bag inflators that haven’t been recalled are inside cars and trucks now being driven in the U.S. and would have to be replaced if the company can’t prove they are safe, the government

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Experts caution self-driving cars aren’t ready for roads

April 11, 2016 Joan Lowy - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – Self-driving cars are more likely to hurt than help public safety because of unsolved technical issues, engineers and safety advocates told the government Friday, countering a push by innovators to speed government approval. Even a trade association for