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Ford Urges Thousands Of Pickup Owners To Stop Driving After New Airbag Death
By By David Shepardson, Reuters
At least 21 deaths worldwide are linked to the Takata inflators that can rupture and send deadly metal fragments inside vehicles.
Rebecca Cook / Reuters
Takata Corp. Files For Bankruptcy Following Massive Airbag Recall
By By Naomi Tajitsu, Reuters
It is the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer.
Legal Battle Revs Up Over Marketing Defective Used Cars As 'Safe'
Assistant Editor, FairWarning
In essence, the concern is that buyers will have a false sense of security.
FTC May Make it Easier for Used Car Dealers to Sell Recalled Cars
Executive Director, Center for Justice & Democracy at New York...
It seemed like the FTC started out on the right track. The agency filed a complaint against GM for misleading its customers
Passing the Vehicle Safety Improvement Act Could Prevent Major Auto Recalls
Rep. Jan Schakowsky
Proudly representing the 9th District of Illinois in the House...
While it is important to fully understand the cause of the Takata airbag failure, there are steps Congress can take immediately to enhance auto safety and oversight. That should begin with the enactment of H.R. 1181, the Vehicle Safety Improvement Act.
Here's One Thing You Can Do In An Auto Recall That Might Save Your Life
Chrysler did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Among the Fiat Chrysler matters being investigated by NHTSA
Takata Recalls Nearly 34 Million Air Bags
Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata is doubling the number of cars it is recalling over deadly defects.
Should Secret Settlements Be Allowed to Conceal Dangerous Products?
Judge H. Lee Sarokin
Retired from the federal court after 17 years of service
What is needed is an ethical rule that prohibits lawyers from demanding or accepting confidentiality as a condition of settlement if there is a good faith belief that a product is defective and dangerous.
GM Recalls 1.5 Million Cars In China
By Reuters, Reuters
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas estimated that in 2012 GM derived almost 30 percent of its global net income from its China
Honda CR-V Recall: Automaker Recalls 489,000 Over Concerns Vehicle Could Catch Fire
By Reuters, Reuters
The development comes on the heels of another Honda recall of more than 600,000 Accord mid-sized sedans in North America
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Ford Broadens Windstar Recall To Include Virginia
Sharon Silke Carty
Honda Recalls 410,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Brake System
Drivers who fear that they've lost braking power should have their dealer check the brakes sooner, Martin said. The dealer
Toyota And More Fines: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Issue
By Associated Press, Associated Press
LaHood's visit came as Washington and Tokyo seek to ease political tension over Toyota's safety woes. Last month his Japanese
Toyota Recall Models List: Vehicles Affected By 2010 Toyota Recall
Here are the models affected by the Toyota recall: Unrelated to the Toyota recall, which involves a gas pedal issue, Honda
Post Clunker Blues: New Study Shows Car Owners Have Work to Do
Chairman of DriverSide.com
The good news is that it is not impossible, or even that hard to keep your car on the road. It just takes a little determination.
Toyota, GM Recall 662,000 Cars Over Faulty Windows
Toyota Motor Corp and General Motors Corp are recalling more than 662,000 vehicles sold in the United States due to defects
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