Tom Krisher

Deadline passes for filing claims over GM switches


DETROIT — The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small Gene­ral Motors cars will get... Read more

GM has plans for 200-mile electric car


DETROIT — General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single... Read more

Ford takes air bag recall nationwide


DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

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Automakers team up in probe of air bags


DETROIT — At least seven automakers are teaming up to find the cause of a problem with air bags used in their vehicles and how many... Read more

Honda admits failure to report deaths, injuries


DETROIT — Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety... Read more

Showdown looms over air bag recall


DETROIT — A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths... Read more

Honda quietly replacing air bags across country


DETROIT — Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag inflators across the U.S., even though its latest recall... Read more