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MORE THAN TWELVE MILLION UNITED STATES VEHICLES HAVE BEEN RECALLED OVER TAKATA AIR BAGS DEFECT.


Viewers Corner’s correspondent in New York learnt that about 12 million vehicles from United States have been recalled by the automakers due to defective  Takata air bags. 57 more words

World News

Toyota Recalls 1.6 million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

DETROIT — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. 288 more words

Seven Really Strange Features Found in Old Cars

Here’s a bunch of very strange things that almost made it into production on American cars and some that actually did.Is a steering wheel the best technology automakers can use to steer a car? 55 more words

Mitsubishi Just Admitted It Used Dodgy Mileage Data for 25 years

Mitsubishi Motors said it had used fuel economy testing methods that were not compliant with Japanese regulations for 25 years, much longer than previously known, and would set up an external committee to investigate the matter. 316 more words

Pubdesk

Mitsubishi Shares Hit a Record Low on Fuel Economy Data Cheat

Mitsubishi Motors’s shares slid for a second straight day, hitting a record low after it admitted to manipulating fuel-economy data, stirring worries of compensation costs and fines in its biggest scandal since a defect cover-up a decade ago. 478 more words

Finance

Fiat Chrysler CEO Says Automakers Can No Longer Stand Alone

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is talking with many players outside the car sector about possible collaboration, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said, and is keeping an open mind on what the possibilities might be. 365 more words

Tech

Automatic Emergency Braking will be standard by 2022

Automakers that sell cars in the U.S. have voluntarily agreed to include Automatic Emergency Braking technology as standard equipment by the year 2022. These systems, which utilize front-facing cameras or radar, hit the brakes to help avoid a crash or reduce the amount of potential damage. 202 more words

Automakers