To bring justice to the victims of the Takata and VW criminal actions, I ask that you not just fine the companies and agree to deferred prosecution agreements, or a guilty plea against some subsidiary of the company -- but bring the full weight of the criminal law -- against both the parent company and responsible executives.
At least 16 deaths are now linked to the defect that prompted a recall of nearly 100 million air bag inflators.
The brother of the victim says his family never received a recall notice from Honda.
Michigan didn't have to poison Flint's children. That was a values choice. And Republican Gov. Rick Snyder values big business more than little children.
Indeed, a sincere apology can actually be good for business. “Genuine apologies, delivered sincerely, can be liberating, and
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.
We seem to be in the midst of an epidemic of product recalls, especially the recall of Takata airbags, which may be the biggest consumer product recall in history. But is it an epidemic? Are we really living in a minefield of killer products?
Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata is doubling the number of cars it is recalling over deadly defects.
If you look back over the history of business, you'll see tremendous improvements in just about every area.
It doesn't matter if you wear a suit and tie, if you break the law you will go to prison. Sending that message would make all of us safer. But we haven't been doing that consistently enough in America in recent years.
Alarmed by a report a decade ago that one of its airbags had ruptured and spewed metal debris at a driver in Alabama, the
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has urged owners of an estimated 7.8 million Chrysler, Ford , General
Spokespeople from Subaru and GM declined to comment. (Reporting by Emily Flitter; Additional reporting by Ben Kalyman; Editing