The families of three teenagers killed or injured in a 2006 car crash are suing General Motors, alleging that the company was negligent in designing its small cars and committed fraud by not disclosing facts about the defects.
The question I want to know is, why didn’t GM learn its lesson from the Toyota fiasco? They had five years to pick up on the fact that burying a potential safety issue wasn’t, exactly, the best course of action.
California consumers won't be able to purchase some types of rat poisons after July 1 because state regulators have determined that the chemicals in them pose a danger to pets and wildlife.
With a growing investigation into GM for a decade-long delay in recalling 1.6 million small cars, this verdict is highly anticipated.
General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will testify next month at a hearing by a House panel investigating the delayed recall of 1.6 million small GM cars.
A Los Angeles jury has decided helmet maker Riddell Inc. isn't liable for the severe brain injury of a high school football player who suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game.
General Motors, beware. Wednesday's announcement that Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to avoid criminal prosecution for hiding information in a recall case could be a glimpse into your future.
CEO offers personal apology and provides an update on how automaker is fixing the problem.
Consumers are tired of credit card breaches — and so is the credit card industry. But Dynamics, a developer of next generation credit cards, will soon be out with a high-tech solution: a card with its own keypad.
General Motors is recalling more than 1.5 million vehicles, including SUVs, vans, and Cadillacs, for defective air bags and other problems.
Chrysler Group is recalling 18,092 Fiat 500L cars in the U.S. because the transmission shifter can be delayed or stop working.
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because a fuel pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.
Federal investigators have uncovered a series of shortcomings in safety training, emergency response, and oversight at the troubled southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump where a truck caught fire and 17 workers were recently contaminated by a radiation leak.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been missing for over a week now, and global aviation experts still don’t have an answer. Unfortunately, the case of a missing jet isn't as rare as we’d like to believe.
State and federal inspectors have found several problems over the years at a Delaware dairy facility whose operations were recently halted after a deadly outbreak of a food-borne bacteria.
Improving plant safety practices protects workers, eliminates fines, helps to maintain company image, and increases worker retention. Experts in the field provide up-to-date advice on ensuring safe working conditions in your facility.
According to a Bloomberg report, air pollution is becoming one of China’s biggest exports and reaches as far as the U.S. West Coast.
U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into driver's side door fires in Jeep Liberty SUVs without seeking a recall.
According to the chronology, GM employees were told about most of the Ion crash deaths within two weeks of when they occurred. So GM knew about the deaths but still failed to consider them until this year.
Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.
Graco has added 403,222 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. But the added seats won't end a dispute with the U.S. government's road safety watchdog.
Apple's labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix of chemicals that threaten the health of factory workers assembling the devices in China.
General Motors is offering free loaner cars to owners of compacts that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect.
General Motors' executives and government regulators will soon have to explain to Congress why it took years to recall 1.6 million compact cars with a known defect linked to 13 deaths.
For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" that end up in the ocean.