Tom Krisher

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

Mexico to gain new Ford plant


DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans to build a new $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, creating about 2... Read more

Automakers report best March sales in US in 16 years


DETROIT — Most major automakers reported U.S. sales gains last month as stronger employment figures and consumer confidence... Read more

Automatic emergency braking will be standard on new cars

DETROIT — Major automakers and the U.S. government have reached agreement to make automatic emergency braking... Read more