After Chrysler filed paperwork telling the NHTSA about the expansion, the agency said it was dissatisfied, raising concerns about whether the switch problem can stop the air bags from inflating in a crash.
The bill stemmed from a nationwide meningitis outbreak that authorities blamed on a tainted steroid produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. The outbreak resulted in 64 deaths and hundreds of illnesses.
Samsung said an external audit found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours.
The federal effort to provide civilian drones regular access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and won't meet a September 2015 deadline set by Congress, a government watchdog said.
General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.
The attorney overseeing GM's compensation to victims of small-car crashes says there's no limit to what the company will pay, provided the crashes were caused by faulty ignition switches. The tally could climb into billions of dollars.
The Navy says human error and a malfunctioning problem are to blame for a November drone accident off the coast of Southern California that injured two sailors and caused $30 million in damage to a warship.
General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle.
A jury ordered Honda Motor Co. to pay $55.3 million for a rollover accident that left a Pennsylvania man paralyzed, but the car company said it would appeal.
Brazilian plane maker Embraer is telling airlines to inspect pins or bolts that hold the engines on its twin-engine E190 regional jet.
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Officials in the U.S. nuclear energy industry are holding a ribbon-cutting for a facility that will hold emergency equipment that could be delivered to nuclear plants struck by a disaster or other extreme event.
Research suggests these images have prompted people to quit, but the World Health Organization estimates nearly 6 million people continue to die globally each year from smoking-related causes.
A number of analysts are predicting that General Motors' June U.S. sales will underperform the overall auto industry, putting the company in danger of losing market share at a critical time.
Whirlpool Corp. is being given 30 extra days to install devices to test for toxic vapors in a Fort Smith neighborhood near the company's former plant that closed in June 2012.
Company officials said it was too early to say what caused the explosion. Nagaram residents said they had complained that the gas pipelines had not been properly maintained, but were ignored.
Patients can contract HIV, hepatitis and other viruses and parasites from fecal matter that is not properly screened. Additionally, there are no long-term studies on potential side effects of stool transplantation.
General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.
Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but potentially deadly allergic reactions that can cause swelling of the face and difficulty breathing.
Malaysia Airlines' CEO said Wednesday that business has improved four months after one of its jets went missing, but the beleaguered flag carrier needs a radical overhaul to survive.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a notice of violation to Entergy Corp. over a 2013 accident at the utility's Arkansas Nuclear One plant that killed one worker and injured eight others.
Few of the U.S. Department of Energy workers who are helping build a plant to treat the most dangerous radioactive wastes at a nuclear site in Washington state feel they can openly challenge decisions made by management.
GSK received a letter of warning from the FDA about conditions at its manufacturing facility at Ste-Foy, Que., where the company makes flu vaccine for the Canadian and U.S. markets.
Novartis Pharma K.K. violated Japan's personal information protection law and ethical guidelines in a clinical study, led by the University of Tokyo, of a leukemia drug, the university's investigation panel said Tuesday.
Despite having a year and a half to prepare the warning photos that are to cover 40 percent of all cigarette packs, most tobacco companies failed to meet Tuesday's deadline, according to the National Commission for Child Protection.