Tom Krisher


As demand for cars falters, auto prices are poised to fall

DETROIT — While the U.S. inched its way out of the Great Recession, consumers went car shopping in droves. As sales rebounded, the price... Read more

US investigates Ford steering, warning light issues

 

DETROIT — Two Ford Motor Co. models are under investigation by U.S. safety regulators for power steering and “door ajar”... Read more

US closes probe of Jeep automatic braking; no recall sought

 

DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators have closed a yearlong investigation into the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s automatic braking system... Read more

Lyft executive predicts mostly self-driving rides

 

DETROIT — Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft’s rides will be in self-driving cars, the company’s co-... Read more

Death triggers air bag investigations in US, Canada

DETROIT — Auto safety regulators in the U.S. and Canada are investigating another deadly air bag problem that could affect up to 8... Read more

Tesla looking at cameras, radar in crash, sources say

DETROIT — Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash... Read more

VW dealers give details on emissions fix in works

 

DETROIT — Volkswagen’s plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a software update... Read more

Tesla is making Autopilot radar changes after crash

 

DETROIT — Tesla Motors is working on modifications to its Autopilot system after it failed to stop for a tractor-trailer rig in... Read more