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Ford Recalls 3.3 Million Vehicles Over Rollaway Concerns

WASHINGTON –– Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 3.3 million vehicles in North America that could roll away because a damaged or missing part may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear. In a filing with the …

Park Outdoors: Ford Recalls SUVs Due to Engine Fire Risk

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire. Ford says in U.S. …

Justices Say Accident Victims Can Sue Ford in State Courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Ford Motor Co. can be sued in the state courts of people who were killed or seriously injured in accidents involving Ford vehicles. The justices unanimously rejected the Michigan-based company’s …

Ford Recalling 153,000 Vehicles in U.S., Canada That Could Have Faulty Inflators

Ford Motor Co is recalling 153,000 older trucks that may have had obsolete Takata air bag modules installed in collision and theft repairs after the Takata recall was completed, the automaker said on Thursday. The second-largest U.S. automaker identified 144,340 …

Ford to Recall 3M Vehicles for Air Bags at $610 Million Cost

Ford Motor Co. said on Thursday it will recall 3 million vehicles for air bag inflators that could rupture, at a cost of $610 million. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday ordered Ford to issue the recall for …

U.S. Agency Orders Ford to Recall 3 Million Vehicles Over Air Bags

WASHINGTON — Ford Motor Co must recall 3 million vehicles with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags, the U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday, rejecting a bid by the second-largest U.S. automaker to avoid a recall. The National Highway …

U.S. Exempts Self-Driving Vehicles From Some Crash Standards

The outgoing Trump administration said on Thursday it was issuing new rules that would allow manufacturers of automated vehicles to bypass some crash standards required of conventional vehicles, which would cut production costs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said …

Tesla Autopilot ‘a Distant Second’ To GM’s Super Cruise In Hands-Free Test

DETROIT — General Motors Co’s Super Cruise once again edged Tesla’s Autopilot in an evaluation of 17 vehicles equipped with active driving assistance systems (ADAS) by Consumer Reports, the testing organization said on Wednesday. A Tesla Model Y fitted with …

Claims Business: RecovX Health, Tokio Marine and CrowdStrike, Ford and Verisk

ReCovX Health Launches Injury Claim Filing Tool RecovX Health, an insurtech based in Sarasota, Fla., has launched a product that allows injured people to file third-party liability accident claims with insurance companies. RecovX founder and owner Lee E. Fogle said …

U.S. Automakers Stressing Covid Safety at Work and Home as Plants Rev Up

Automakers are speeding up U.S. assembly lines to meet recovering demand, increasingly confident coronavirus safety protocols are working to prevent outbreaks in their plants but wary of the challenges workers face outside. Screening workers for COVID-19 using temperature scans and …