Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said.
Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.
At a time of record auto recalls and high-profile train wrecks, Republicans are working on legislation to roll back safety regulation of the auto and railroad industries.
Honda reached a settlement to resolve allegations that the company discriminated against minority car buyers by marking up interest rates on loans, a practice industry experts describe as common because of the discretion given to individual dealerships.
Two competing visions could determine how you first experience a driverless car -- traditional automakers like Mercedes and Toyota vs. tech companies like Google.
Safety advocates say that a Senate transportation bill would allow car rental companies to rent recalled vehicles that haven't been repaired.
The chief U.S. auto safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will face sanctions for violating safety laws in multiple recalls.
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said.
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.
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.