Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge and agreed to pay $1 billion for a scheme to conceal a deadly defect in millions of its air bag inflators.
Ford is adding more than 816,000 vehicles in North America to the growing Takata air bag inflator recall.
Ford is recalling more than 680,000 midsize sedans mainly in North America because the front seat belts may not hold people in a crash.
US safety regulators have opened two investigations into problems with Ford vehicles that could expand previous recalls.
Volvo Car Corp. plans to sell a self-driving vehicle to consumers in five years.
Ride-hailing service Uber says it will start hauling passengers with self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh in next several weeks.
Ford is recalling about 830,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Mexico because parts in the side door latches can break and the doors can open while the vehicles are moving.
The U.S. government is investigating complaints from Ford Explorer owners who say they smelled exhaust gas inside the SUV.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 1.9 million vehicles in North America to replace faulty passenger-side front air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Ford is recalling some of its top-selling vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fluid leak that can reduce braking power.