Tom Krisher

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

Older Hondas need air bag repair immediately


DETROIT — The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving... Read more

12 million vehicles recalled for Takata air bags


DETROIT — Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air... Read more

GM offers debit cards or longer warranties in mileage case

DETROIT — People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker... Read more

Volkswagen will buy back diesel cars, source says

DETROIT — Volkswagen, the U.S. government and private lawyers have reached a deal for the automaker to buy back some of the ... Read more