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Monday, November 20, 2017

U.S. government confirms 11th death due to Takata airbags

The brand of airbag found in most car brands for several years has claimed another life, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed an 11th death tied to the faulty airbag systems behind the most complicated recall in automotive history.

Relief finally coming at the pump

Seasonal trends in retail prices may finally be taking hold in the U.S. gasoline market as prices drop for 10 straight days, motor club AAA said.

AAA study cites speeding, distractions in rising rate of teen driving deaths

Teen drivers in the United States were involved in nearly 14,000 fatal car crashes in the past five years, a number rising for the first time in a decade.

Volkswagen to pay $1.2B compensation to U.S. dealers

Volkswagen confirmed it has agreed to pay up to $1.2 billion to its 652 U.S. brand dealers as part of a $16.5 billion diesel emissions settlement.

Tesla makes security fixes after Model S remotely hacked

Tesla has made a software update after Chinese security researchers said they successfully took control of a Model S sedan remotely in driving and parking situations.