Auto News: DOT's Delayed Whistleblower Program, VW and Audi Safety Probes

Whistleblower Program for Auto Safety Has Yet to Launch, Years After Congress Mandated It


For Kim Gwang-ho, it has been 1,700 days since he first told U.S. regulators that his then-employer, Hyundai Motor Co. , was failing to address a design flaw linked to engines seizing up and at times catching fire. read more »

US agency opens 2 safety probes of Volkswagen, Audi vehicles


The U.S. government's road safety agency has opened two investigations into problems with Volkswagen vehicles, including one that alleges serious gasoline leaks under the hood. read more »