The proposed whistleblower incentive  follows controversies over defective General Motors ignition switches and Takata air bag inflators.

A measure that would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees to expose safety defects won unanimous backing from a US Senate panel on T(...)

Brake failure is only affecting right-hand-drive Suzuki Celerios. A fix is still a couple of weeks away.

Questions are being raised about cost-cutting in the motor industry following a high-profile recall by Suzuki for possible brake failure on its Celeri(...)

 Honda has revised down its net profit forecast for the current financial year to €4.6 billion, due to airbag recalls and weak domestic sales. Photograph: EPA/Franck Robichon

Honda sliced 6.5 per cent off its core annual profit forecast as it set aside hundreds of millions of dollars in extra cash to cover an extended car r(...)

Irish customers concerned over the safety of their airbags are advised to contact their nearest franchised dealer

With rumours swirling of major auto industry executives looking themselves in a Detroit hotel room to thrash out details of how to deal with the ever-(...)

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Millions of cars worldwide are being recalled due to faulty, potentially lethal, airbags.

It’s the case of Hien Tran which most starkly illustrates the serious dangers surrounding the current global recall of cars fitted with airbags made b(...)

Honda, Toyota  and Nissan have recalled at least 3 million vehicles worldwide for defects in airbags. Photo: Reuters

MICHAEL McALEER Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling over 38,000 cars inIreland as part of a recall involving at least 3 million(...)