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Reports: Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back About 300,000 Pickups

Fiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recall.

07/26/2015

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After Insistence From Feds, Takata Acknowledges Defects In Air Bag Inflators

Air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.

05/19/2015

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.

09/17/2014

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Government Wants To Make Cars Talk To Each Other

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

08/18/2014

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Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV’s

The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.

07/17/2014

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Ex-Prosecutor Wants Pardon For Texas Woman Involved In Fatal GM Crash

A former prosecutor has asked a Texas agency to pardon a woman who pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance but which her attorney says was caused by a faulty General Motors ignition switch.

07/16/2014

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Texas Judge Won’t Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.

04/17/2014

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GM CEO Faces Congress Over Recalls

The new CEO of General Motors is going to be in the hot seat on Tuesday, as lawmakers on Capitol Hill grill her about a series of recalls which are tied to at least 13 deaths.

04/01/2014

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General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag Concerns

The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.

03/18/2014

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Another GM Recall: 1.18M SUVs For Air Bag Issue

General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it’s moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.

03/17/2014

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Sources: Justice Department Investigating GM Recall

General Motors faced more pressure over its handling of a deadly defect in certain compact cars Tuesday as word leaked of a criminal investigation and two congressional committees opened probes into the matter.

03/11/2014

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GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.

02/25/2014

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