Tom Krisher

Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

NHTSA Says 273 Teslas With Automated Driving Systems Have Crashed

The Tesla logo on a vehicle The Tesla logo on a vehicle. Tesla has about 830,000 vehicles with partly automated systems operating on U.S. roads. (Rick Bowmer/Associated Press)

DETROIT — Tesla reported 273 crashes involving partially automated driver-assist systems, according to statistics about the industry released by U.S. safety regulators on June 15.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 14, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

NHTSA Upgrades Probe of Teslas Running Into Emergency Vehicles

tesla autopilot A Tesla car with the Autopilot feature engaged. (Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg News)

DETROIT — A U.S. investigation into Teslas operating on partially automated driving systems that have crashed into parked emergency vehicles has moved a step closer to a recall.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 9, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Goodyear to Recall RV Tires 19 Years After Last One Was Made

Goodyear shop Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

DETROIT — Nineteen years after the last one was made, Goodyear has agreed to recall more than 173,000 recreational vehicle tires that the government says can fail and have killed or injured 95 people since 1998.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 7, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Plans to Add 6,200 Jobs in Ohio, Michigan, Missouri

Ford The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

DETROIT — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 2, 2022