Your Bugatti Chiron Has Been Recalled

Good day sir or madam. Do excuse me for bearing bad news, but it’s come to my attention that your Bugatti Chiron has been recalled. You will soon be …


US probes complaints that some Ford Escapes overheat, stall

DETROIT — Federal safety investigators are looking into complaints that engines on some Ford Escape vehicles can overheat and suddenly stall while being driven.<p>The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Friday that it has 40 complaints from …


Pop-out ADcase acts like airbag for your phone

German design student Philip Frenzel has designed an iPhone case that springs open to stop your device from smashing when you drop it.<p>The ADcase — …

Electrical Engineering

Groom rushes to help at nearby crash scene in Maryland

EASTON, Md. (AP) — The newly married couple was posing for sunset photos last weekend at an inn on Maryland’s Eastern Shore when the dreamy …


Bugatti Recalls Chirons In U.S. For Issue With Side Airbags

It only affects 2 of the hypercars in the country, though.<p>There's bad news for a pair of Bugatti Chiron owners in the United States because a recall …


Ford GT Production Extended For Two More Years

Instead of resorting to the inflated secondary market, the order books are now open for the 2019 GT, which will be the third out of four model years …

Ford GT

Can the Nike Pegasus Turbo Help You Run While Hungover?

Wearesting Nike’s latest running shoe, the Zoom Pegasus Turbo, in the most difficult condition.


New Maruti Alto 800 Tour H1 variant to cater to fleet operators

In a bid to capture a bigger chunk of the taxi segment, Maruti Suzuki India will soon be launching a tour variant of the Alto 800. This will be the …

Road Safety

Patriots Player Dubbed "Good Samaritan" After Rescuing Woman From Burning Car

New England Patriots linebacker Darius Fleming played Saturday's playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs with 22 stitches in his leg after he …

Kansas City Chiefs

Watch Live as People Explain to the Trump Administration Why Car Tariffs Are Bad for Pretty Much Everyone

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the stories you …


Audit Faults US Oversight of Auto Safety Recalls, Takata Inflators

A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) oversight of auto safety recalls and …


Viral Video: Guy Puts a Recliner on an Airbag, Sets It Off

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World-famous origami maverick coming to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

A physicist who has expanded the world of origami in amazing ways is coming to Minnesota.


Should you replace vintage airbags or drive on with confidence?

Along with reliable electronic fuel injection and melted marshmallow styling, the ‘90s brought driver and passenger airbags into the standard …

Classic Cars

Government audit faults oversight in auto recalls

AUTO SAFETY<p>Audit faults oversight in auto recalls<p>A government audit faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s oversight of auto safety recalls and said its “delayed action” may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles fitted with Takata air …


AutoComplete: Toyota teases a four-cylinder version of the Supra

Plus: Why Siemens' Mustang was so bad and Ford reaches a Takata airbag settlement.


Ford agrees to $299M settlement as part of Takata airbag inflator scandal

Even though experts figured out the hows and whys of the Takata airbag scandal months ago, the fallout continues to settle.<p>Ford agreed this week to a $299.1 million economic loss settlement related to the Takata scandal, Reuters reports, citing documents filed in federal court on Monday. Ford is …


International Drivers Permit: What to Do In Europe | Times Square Chronicles

International Drivers Permit: What to Do In Europe<p>Are you trying to obtain your first international drivers permit? We’ll show you how to ensure that …

European Union

Government audit rips NHTSA on how it handled Takata recalls

In 2015, the US Congress required an audit of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and its recall processes, based on concerns over how it handled the Takata airbag inflator scandal. Now, that report is out, and it's not exactly glowing.<p>The US Department of Transportation's …


Shoe Preview: Nike Air Zoom Zero

A first-ever execution of footwear technology for Nike makes its debut in a brand-new on-court model for tennis, the NikeCourt Air Zoom Zero. Built …


NikeCourt tweaks their Zoom Air technology for tennis

The shoe debuts a first for Zoom Air: an air bag designed specifically for tennis-style movements.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Nike is announcing one of …


To Infinity And Beyond!: Airbag Deployed Under Man In A Recliner

Because everybody but warlocks have to die somehow, this is a video of a man in a recliner having an airbag deployed underneath him. The safety …


Ford Agrees to Pay $299.1 Million to Resolve Air-Bag Lawsuit

Proposed settlement covers drivers’ economic losses due to faulty Takata air bags<p>Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay at least $299.1 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit over its use of defective Takata Corp. airbag inflaters in more than 6 million vehicles.<p>The proposed settlement was reached …

European News

Ford settles Takata air bag case

Ford (F -1.3%) agrees to an economic settlement in the Takata air bag inflator case of $299M to cover around 6M vehicles.<p>The company joins a long …


Man Does Back Flip Off 110 Freeway Into Handcuffs

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Slipshod law on seat belts blamed for accident deaths

Express News Service<p>HYDERABAD: Not wearing a seat belt, a simple safety measure often ignored by car passengers, is turning fatal for a few. In most …

India News

8 Best Skate Parks in Melbourne

Skateboarding is a past time that is loved by many and transcends generations. In Melbourne, the dedication of many to skating has led to some of the …

For Men

Ford to pay $299M to drivers with faulty air bags

<i>Washington</i> — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $299 million to drivers of cars with faulty Takata air bags, according to court documents.<p>The payouts, …

Detroit Newsletter

Netflix Inc missed Wall Street forecasts for U.S. and international subscribers, saying it had overestimated the pace of new additions for April through June but remained confident in long-term growth.<p>U.S. stocks mostly edged lower on Monday following a drop in oil prices that weighed on energy …

Military Aircraft

Ford to spend up to $299M to settle Takata air bag lawsuits

Ford has agreed to spend up to $299 million to settle lawsuits filed by owners of about six million vehicles with potentially deadly Takata air bag …