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Honda Fined by NHTSA

Honda Fined $70 Million by NTHSA for Failing to Report Injuries, Fatalities Honda failed to report 1,729 injury and fatality claims made from 2003 to 2014, as well as warranty claims made during the same time period. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered Honda to pay $70 million in fines for […]

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Lincoln Ignition Switch Recall

Ford Recalls Lincoln SUVs Due to Risk Vehicles May Be Shut Off During Use Ford has issued a recall of approximately 13,500 model-year 2015 Lincoln MKC sport-utility vehicles (SUVs), due to a risk that drivers may inadvertently turn off the electronic ignition while the vehicle is moving, posing a potential accident hazard. If you have

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Pickup Truck Recall

Mitsubishi, Dodge Pickup Trucks Recalled Following Child’s Death A faulty ignition switch may cause certain models of manual transmission pickup trucks to move without the clutch being depressed, posing a risk of serious injury or death. Close to 67,000 Mitsubishi and Dodge pickup trucks with manual transmissions are being recalled by Chrysler, following the death

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Toyota Wrongful Death Suit

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Over Allegedly Defective Toyota Seat Design Toyota faces a wrongful death lawsuit filed over an allegedly defective seatback that may have contributed to a 68-year-old woman’s death. The family of a California woman killed in a rear-end accident back in 2013, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Toyota, alleging that

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Airbag Wrongful Death Claim

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Exploding Takata Airbag in Honda Accord What is believed to be the first wrongful death complaint over Takata’s exploding airbags has been brought against the Japanese airbag maker. The family of a South Carolina woman killed in a 2008 motor vehicle accident has filed what appears to be the first

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Takata Airbag Recall

Takata Airbag Recall Affects Vehicles from Seven Car Manufacturers An expansion of the original Takata airbag recall affects vehicles with airbags that could fail to inflate or shoot metal debris at passengers during an accident. Defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. continue to cause problems for car manufacturers, with recalls affecting close to 10 million

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Faulty Airbag Recall

NHTSA Review Launched Over Risk of Exploding Airbags in Millions of Vehicles Faulty airbag inflators in various makes and models of vehicles may put drivers and passengers at risk of serious injury caused by exploding shrapnel. Government safety officials have announced an investigation into potentially dangerous airbag inflators used in millions of vehicles throughout the

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GM Vehicle Recall

More GM Vehicles Recalled for Airbag, Warning System Problems The total number of General Motors vehicles recalled worldwide so far this year has reached nearly 16 million. General Motors is recalling another 90,000 vehicles for a variety of safety problems, following multiple recalls issued over the past few months due to concerns about ignition switch

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Ford Vehicle Recall

Ford Escape Vehicles Recalled Due to Sudden Loss of Power Steering Several recalled models of Ford vehicles have been named in reports of serious car accidents and injuries. Ford Motor Company has announced a recall of about 1.4 million vehicles for a variety of reasons, including reports of at least 20 car accidents that may

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GM Recall Settlement

General Motors Agrees to $35 Million Settlement Over Delayed Ignition Switch Recall GM will be fined $35 million for its 10-year delay in recalling millions of potentially dangerous vehicles with ignition switch and airbag problems. According to federal safety regulators, auto maker General Motors has agreed to pay a $35 million fine to resolve a

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