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Senators Express Frustration with Takata, Regulators

Jun 26
Senators expressed anger and exasperation with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.

Mini Hardtop Adds 2 Doors, Keeps Tight Handling

By Ann M. Job | Jun 25
The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing "mood ring" on the dashboard.

Auto Industry Quality Improves, Japanese Don't Keep Pace

By Tom Krisher | Jun 24
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.

Reports: Federal Agency Fails to Hold Carmakers to Account

Jun 23
An upcoming government audit says the nation's auto safety regulator failed repeatedly over a decade to discover the General Motors ignition switch defect that's linked to more than 110 deaths.

Slamming the Brakes on Sexism at 'Girls Auto Clinic'

Jun 22
Women can be charged an average of $23 more than men for auto repairs. Michelle Miller shows us how Patrice Banks is slamming the brakes on sexism at the garage.

BBC's Hit Car Show 'Top Gear' to Return with New Host

Jun 22
The BBC says its hit automotive TV show "Top Gear" will return to the airwaves with a new host replacing scandal-tainted Jeremy Clarkson.

US Factory Output Down in May, Hurt by Oil Refining Cuts

By Josh Boak | Jun 21
U.S. factory output slipped in May, hurt by a decline in oil refining that overshadowed solid gains by automakers.

Pope Francis Calls Climate Change a Moral Issue, Demands Action

Jun 20
Pope Francis called climate change a moral issue and demanded action to reverse its effects. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.

California Reveals Details of Self-Driving Car Accidents

By Justin Pritchard | Jun 19
California state officials released reports detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

Taller, Narrower European-Style Vans Arriving in US

By Ann M. Job | Jun 18
A touch of the Old World has come to American cities in the form of European-style vans that look like skinny, tall breadboxes.

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