Accuracy in Media

Volkswagen CEO Resigns Amid Cheating-on-Emissions Scandal

As Fox News reported: Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down on Wednesday, succumbing to intense pressure after the German automaker admitted to cheating on U.S. emissions tests. Winterkorn, who led the 78-year-old company since 2007, came under scrutiny following revelations that nearly half a million of Volkswagen’s diesel cars in America skirt clean-air laws. Volkswagen […]

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GM recalls over 117,000 Vehicles over Electric Fuses

WASHINGTON — After scandals enveloped the American automaker, General Motors has preemptively acted on problems in their cars and have recalled 117,651 newer vehicles in North America. Reuters reported that the problems are a manufacturing defect that could lead to an electrical short, which could cause a crash. Only 1% of all the recalled vehicles […]

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Google and Detroit Argue over the Future of Driverless Cars

WASHINGTON — Google’s innovative self-driving car may be receiving significant pushback from automakers left in Detroit, formerly known as “Motor City” at its peak. Detroit is far from their illustrious history and glory days, having declared bankruptcy due to significant and heavy pension costs. Reuters reported that the Silicon Valley-based search engine giant may not […]

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GM Motors Recalls 284,000 More Cars due to Hazards, Defects

WASHINGTON — General Motors, or GM, is recalling an additional 284,000 older Chevrolet cars due to a potential fire hazard. The number of recalls for the American automaker stands at 29 for this year. Reuters reported that at least thirteen deaths were linked to a defective ignition switch. GM has recalled 2.6 million vehicles worldwide, […]

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January 2016

1/16/2016 - Obama White House Proposes $3.9 Billion for Driverless Cars

September 2015

9/24/2015 - Volkswagen CEO Resigns Amid Cheating-on-Emissions Scandal

February 2015

2/23/2015 - Honda President Steps Down after Airbag Defect

October 2014

10/9/2014 - GM recalls over 117,000 Vehicles over Electric Fuses

July 2014

7/6/2014 - Google and Detroit Argue over the Future of Driverless Cars

June 2014

6/28/2014 - After GM Recall Controversy, Honda Recalls 3 Million Vehicles for Air Bag Flaws

6/22/2014 - GM E-mails Expose Culture of Secrecy over Dangerous Defects, says Congress

May 2014

5/25/2014 - GM Motors Recalls 284,000 More Cars due to Hazards, Defects