Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren’t fixed properly after a crash.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than decade — and perhaps for covering them up.
Starting next summer, U.S. consumers will be able to search a database to find out if recall repairs have been made to their cars or motorcycles.