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Jump in Auto Recalls Linked to New Models, Technologies

A surge in new car models, increasingly complex technology and heightened regulatory scrutiny has led to more automobile recalls, particularly over safety concerns, a new study found. More than 10 million vehicles were recalled last year because of safety-related issues, …

New York Sentator Urges Guidelines for Car Data

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through “smart car” technology and sell it to third parties. Schumer announced Sunday that he’s asking the Federal …

Toyota Tests Cars That Communicate With Each Other

Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums. The cars at the …