Toyota President Akio Toyoda vowed to help get to the bottom of the problems with Takata air bags, the recalls for which have ballooned to about 53 million vehicles worldwide, stressing that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern.
The new Mustang GT, even with the rounder looks and softer suspension remains what it’s always been: a brutally honest car that makes no bones about its intentions. It’s a RWD, V8-powered performance machine that goes like gangbusters.
Even though the news that 34 million vehicles in the U.S. are being recalled due to potentially life-threatening airbag defects is making headlines around the world, there's a very real possibility that many owners of affected cars will do nothing.
While oil prices are on the rebound on global markets, many petroleum analysts are expecting another price drop this fall. But for those hoping it will mean a corresponding drop in gasoline prices, an expert says that may not be the case.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million airbags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.