The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Auto safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
GM and Chrysler sales increase 19 percent. Ford sales drop 3 percent.
If the short circuit occurs, restraint devices including the air bags, pretensioners, and side curtains might not work in a crash.
September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
Ceremonial first 2015 Mustang rolls off the assembly line at Ford.
Chrysler sales rose 20 percent. Ford sales flat. GM down 1 percent.
The new Ford F-150 is coming, and the motor company is using 1100 18-wheelers to move parts for a new body shop.
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they’re parked.