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Air Bag Maker Balks At Nationwide Recall

Takata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.

12/04/2014

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Honda Admits Failing To Report Injuries

Honda admitted in statements issued on Monday that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.

11/25/2014

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NHTSA To Push For National Air Bag Recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars which are equipped with faulty air bags that can injure and even kill a driver.

11/19/2014

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Honda Investigated For Incomplete Reports

Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.

11/04/2014

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NHTSA Pushes Air Bag Maker On New Parts

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency told the manufacturer of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more to find the cause of the problem.

10/30/2014

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Feds Probe Power Steering In Ford Midsize Cars

The probe covers 938,000 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2010 through 2012 model years, as well as the 2011 Mercury Milan.

10/06/2014

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NHTSA Studying Toyota Acceleration Problem

U.S. safety regulators are looking into a consumer’s petition alleging that older Toyota Corolla models can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes.

09/29/2014

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NHTSA Offers Online Car Recall Check

Starting on Wednesday, the U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled by automakers, but not repaired.

08/20/2014

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3rd Recall On GM SUVs That Can Catch Fire

GM’s troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

08/08/2014

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Graco Recalling Nearly 2 Million Infant Car Seats

Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly two million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

07/01/2014

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Chrysler Adds 696,000 Vehicles To Ignition Recall

The latest recall covers some Dodge Journey SUVs and Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Caravan minivans from the 2007 to 2009 model years.

07/01/2014

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NHTSA To Require Rearview Cameras In New Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

03/31/2014

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