DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ordered General Motors to recall nearly 6 million pickup trucks over issues with an airbag inflator.
Cruise CEO Dan Ammann said in a statement that the company got a permit Thursday from California's Department of Motor Vehicles to let the cars travel on their own.
The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle can catch fire.
Catching drivers in the act is difficult, so going after their vehicles after the fact, is another tactic.
The vehicles, which will have no back-up drivers behind the wheel to take over in sticky situations, will serve an area of 50 square miles.
The company reported Friday that it had delivered 139,000 SUVs and sedans from July through September, compared with 97,000 deliveries during the same period a year ago.
This rule, if not halted by a court challenge by the oil and gas industry and the Trump administration, would make California the first U.S. state with a plan to phase them out completely.
KidsandCars.org, which is a nonprofit child safety organization, said it’s the second hot car death in Florida this year.
Hyundai has reversed itself on a recall to fix a defect that could cause engine fires. It is now telling owners of more than 200,000 vehicles to park them outdoors until repairs are made.
He remains in custody on $250,000 bail.
A North Carolina doctor’s Tesla operating on Autopilot crashed into a police car early Wednesday morning as he was watching a movie on his cellphone.
The group wants the practice to stop, and it also wants state and county officials to do a better job making sure proper safety procedures are followed at the factory in Fremont, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Volvo Cars says it is recalling nearly 2.1 million vehicles worldwide as a preventive measure after the company discovered that a steel wire connected to the front seat belts can be weakened.
The Central Marin Police Authority was notified of a converter theft at 2:45 a.m. on Riviera Circle, with a resident telling police the thieves fled the scene in a silver Honda CRV.
A Ford spokesperson said the date is "purely coincidental."
General Motors has said that it is partnering with Ventec Life Systems to increase production of desperately-needed ventilators to help patients suffering from respiratory problems.
A Southern California company on Monday announced it will build and sell Chinese-designed automobiles in the U.S. at the end of next year or early in 2022.
Since the start of the year, there have been more than two dozen such thefts, and most have occurred after dark, police said.
An unidentified person petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an investigation into the problem. An agency document shows 127 owner complaints to the government that include 110 crashes and 52 injuries.