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Honda Motor Units to Pay $85M to Settle States’ Probe Over Takata Air Bags

NEW YORK — Units of Honda Motor Co have agreed to pay $85 million to settle an investigation by most U.S. states into its use of defective Takata airbag inflators in its vehicles, according to a consent order made public …

GM Cruise to Delay Commercial Launch of Self-Driving Cars to Beyond 2019

General Motors Co’s self-driving unit, Cruise, said on Wednesday it was delaying the commercial deployment of cars past its target of 2019 as more testing of the vehicles was required. Cruise Chief Executive Officer Dan Ammann said the company would …

U of M, Carmakers Fund Research Toward Communicating Cars

A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said. The university’s Mobility …

Honda to Recall 405,000 Vehicles Over Airbag System Glitch

Honda Motor Co said it is recalling about 405,400 vehicles, including the Odyssey minivan in the United States and three other countries, due to a glitch in the computer chip used in the airbag system. Some 342,000 Honda Odysseys from …