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Toyota recalls 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags
Toyota is recalling 1.43 million vehicles globally for defective air bags, although it is not part of the massive recalls of Takata air bags, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday.
 
Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3B
(AP, June 28, 2016; 5:51 PM)
 
What Volkswagen owners can expect from emissions settlement
(AP, June 28, 2016; 4:17 PM)
 
Key numbers in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal
(AP, June 28, 2016; 3:09 PM)
 
US probing multiple companies in VW criminal investigation
(AP, June 28, 2016; 2:49 PM)
 
The Latest: Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
(AP, June 28, 2016; 12:02 PM)
 
U.S. officials blast Volkswagen for emissions scandal, impose record fine
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2016; 10:47 AM)
 
Fiat Chrysler gearshift probe finds 266 crashes, 68 injuries
(AP, June 28, 2016; 9:55 AM)
 
Volkswagen agrees to $14.7 billion settlement in emissions case, sources say
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2016; 9:49 PM)
 
Volkswagen agrees to pay consumers biggest auto settlement in history
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2016; 6:24 PM)
 
AP Source: Volkswagen reaches $15B emissions settlement; owners get buyback or fix plus cash
(AP, June 27, 2016; 5:47 PM)
 
Apparent conflicts of interest may dog Tesla-SolarCity deal
(AP, June 26, 2016; 1:21 PM)
 
South Korea court issues arrest warrant for VW official in emissions scandal
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2016; 2:40 PM)
 
Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2016; 4:25 PM)
 
AP Sources: VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims
(AP, June 23, 2016; 2:02 PM)
 
Fiat Chrysler adds Maseratis to transmission recall
(AP, June 23, 2016; 11:18 AM)
 
Volkswagen faces investor questions at annual meeting
(AP, June 22, 2016; 6:53 AM)
 
Mitsubishi expects $1.4 billion loss after mileage cheating
(AP, June 22, 2016; 5:13 AM)
 
Tesla dangles $2.8B to bring SolarCity into its orbit
(AP, June 21, 2016; 8:17 PM)
 
Tesla seeks to bring SolarCity into its orbit
(AP, June 21, 2016; 6:27 PM)
 
Fiat Chrysler to halt use of dangerous air bag inflators
(AP, June 21, 2016; 12:43 PM)
 
Japan: Mitsubishi cheated on mileage by up to 16 pct
(AP, June 21, 2016; 12:28 AM)
 
‘Star Trek’s’ Anton Yelchin and the scary reality of the Jeep that rolls away and kills you
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2016; 2:21 PM)
 
Mitsubishi offers cash to Japan owners for rigged mileage
(AP, June 17, 2016; 10:31 PM)
 
Mitsubishi offers cash to Japan owners for rigged mileage
(AP, June 17, 2016; 10:17 PM)
 
US probes complaints of steering trouble on Toyota SUVs
(AP, June 17, 2016; 10:19 AM)
 
Ford cuts week off SUV plant shutdown to handle sales rise
(AP, June 17, 2016; 9:25 AM)
 
Honda recalls 1 million cars in China for air bag problems
(AP, June 17, 2016; 6:35 AM)
 
Volkswagen to launch more electric cars after diesel scandal
(AP, June 16, 2016; 9:21 AM)
 
Volkswagen: to launch over 30 new electric, hybrid vehicles by 2025 with sales of 2-3 million units
(AP, June 16, 2016; 6:10 AM)
 
Tesla opening gallery within Los Angeles Nordstrom store
(AP, June 15, 2016; 4:05 PM)
 
Why the Tesla boom could actually be very good news for the electric grid
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2016; 2:54 PM)
 
Lincoln adds power and luxury to 2016 MKX midsize SUV
(AP, June 15, 2016; 12:54 PM)
 
2017 Mazda CX-3 changes little in sophomore year
(highgearmedia.com, June 7, 2016; 6:55 PM)
 
Tesla just showed us the future of car crashes
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2016; 4:12 PM)
 
Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected
(highgearmedia.com, June 6, 2016; 2:44 PM)
 
Watch Muhammad Ali dodge a ridiculous number of punches in 10 seconds
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2016; 1:02 PM)
 
Toyota Avalon: A forgiving choice for senior motorists
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2016; 9:49 AM)
 
New Takata recalls affect 1.5M Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Saab, Subaru vehicles
(highgearmedia.com, June 1, 2016; 12:10 PM)
 
Stop talking about 'accidents', start talking about 'collisions'
(highgearmedia.com, May 31, 2016; 12:06 PM)
 
On Wheels: The Jeep Cherokee Latitude comes with some attitude
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2016; 12:39 PM)
 
Report: Memorial Day weekend accidents & fatalities await drivers
(highgearmedia.com, May 27, 2016; 11:50 AM)
 
Crash-test results mixed for Mustang, Camaro, Challenger
(highgearmedia.com, May 25, 2016; 8:56 AM)
 
GM offering gift cards to make up for MPG errors, but do the problems run deeper?
(highgearmedia.com, May 23, 2016; 11:52 AM)
 
Volvo S40, XC40 concepts tease small SUV, EV future
(highgearmedia.com, May 20, 2016; 12:20 PM)
 
Chevrolet Cruze: An American institution gets back on track
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2016; 9:50 AM)
 
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for transmission problem, over 37,000 vehicles affected
(highgearmedia.com, May 16, 2016; 3:30 PM)
 
On Wheels: The Lexus RX 350, a beautiful way to say you’ve arrived
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2016; 9:51 AM)
 
Stop-sale & recall issued for 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy due to steering problems
(highgearmedia.com, May 13, 2016; 12:57 PM)
 
Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion
(highgearmedia.com, May 12, 2016; 12:27 PM)
 
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