Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 2:48 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Automatic emergency braking systems will be standard on all new cars within 6 six years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announce.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 10:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Self-driving cars may be in the hands of the average American in about 10 years.

Thursday, December 10, 2015 3:59 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The feds are going to update car-crash tests to give consumers better information and to encourage automakers to build safer cars.

Thursday, November 05, 2015 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

NHTSA has imposed the largest civil penalty in history for safety violations of Takata air bags.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:03 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Auto parts supplier Takata acknowledged that a defect exists its air bag inflators installed in 34 million cars.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:05 pm
By Jay MacDonald ·

Again? Feds fumble consumer air bag recall site, echoing last fall’s Obamacare digital disaster.

Friday, June 07, 2013 3:30 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Chrysler has refused a request by the NHTSA to recall about 2.7 million Jeep models, saying they are safe.