Tom Krisher

Auto safety agency admits flaws, begins reforms after GM case


DETROIT — The U.S. government’s auto safety agency acknowledged Friday that a deadly defect in General Motors ignition switches went... Read more

General Motors, Subaru models added to massive Takata air bag recall


DETROIT — General Motors and Subaru are adding vehicles to the growing list of models being recalled by 11 automakers due to... Read more

Few Jeeps repaired in recall


DETROIT — Nearly two years after agreeing to recall 1.56 million older Jeeps that could catch fire in rear-end crashes, the maker of... Read more

Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled


DETROIT — A Georgia lawsuit that helped expose General Motors’ failure to disclose a deadly defect in small-car ignition switches has... Read more

Agency hired to speed up air bag probe

DETROIT — The auto industry, fed up with slow progress toward finding out why some air bags explode with too... Read more