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Ford Recalls More Than 953,000 Vehicles Globally to Replace Air Bag Inflators

Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of recalls in …

New York Governor Says Limo That Crashed Shouldn’t Have Been on the Road

The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, and the driver wasn’t properly licensed, New York’s governor said Monday. The state moved …

Hawaii Sues Auto Makers over Shrapnel-Spewing Air Bags

Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy. The complaint filed Wednesday says the manufacturers knew or should have known for more than a decade that air bags installed …

Ford Announces Autonomous Vehicle Testing on California Roads

Ford announced that it is officially enrolled in the California Autonomous Vehicle Tester Program to test autonomous vehicles on public roads, and fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid sedans are set to take to California streets next year. The testing is …

Texans Love Pickup Trucks, So Do Thieves

What the TV ads touting Texans’ love of pickup trucks won’t tell you is that so do Texas thieves. Ford, Chevy and Dodge pickups top the Texas Department of Public Safety’s list of most-stolen vehicles last year. The Texas Auto …

U.S. Upgrades Safety Probe of Ford, Mercury Models

U.S. safety regulators have upgraded an investigation into consumer complaints that 2010 model year Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan cars may suffer from wheel stud fractures that could cause a wheel to come off. The preliminary investigation of 317,315 Ford …

Ratings Recap: American Road, DHC, National Lloyds

A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating to ‘A-‘ (Excellent) from ‘B++’ (Good) and issuer credit rating to “a-” from “bbb” of Michigan-based The American Road Insurance Company (TARIC). The outlook for the FSR is stable, while the …