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    Official: NHTSA demands national recall of Takata airbags
    2014-11-19

    The justification behind limiting the Takata airbag recall only to certain high humidity areas in the US always seemed somewhat dubious. The US Department of Transportation apparently agrees because in a detailed statement posted on the website for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the feds are requesting nationwide action. At the same ...

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    Report: Honda is replacing airbags nationwide, not just in humid states
    2014-11-18

    With a Senate hearing scheduled for November 20, the investigations into the exploding airbag inflators from automotive supplier Takata are just beginning. Honda is among the automakers most affected by the problem with over five million vehicles potentially in need of repair in the US, according to the last estimate from the National Highway Traffic ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 65k Fusions from 2014 and 2015 because key can be removed
    2014-11-18

    Ford is recalling an estimated 64,869 examples of the 2014-2015 Fusion, Fusion Energi and Fusion Hybrid in North America because the key can be removed when the vehicle isn't in Park under certain conditions. Specifically, the campaign covers 56,479 units in the US, 6,048 in Canada and 2,342 in Mexico, according to the automaker's tally on November ...

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    Recalls: Land Rover recalling 28k Range Rovers and LR4s for tire pressure issue
    2014-11-18

    Some of Land Rover's latest vehicles need a fix for their tire pressure monitoring system affecting about 28,037 units. The recall covers the 2013-2014 LR4, 2014 Range Rover and 2014 Range Rover Sport that have a build date between September 16, 2013, and June 30, 2014. The issue is that the TPMS might not be able to locate the sensors while the vehicle ...

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    Official: GM extends deadline on ignition-switch compensation
    2014-11-17

    Victims of faulty ignition switches in General Motors vehicles have been given an additional month to apply for compensation. This comes as administrator Kenneth Feinberg and his team increase their efforts to reach those potentially eligible for recompense under the program. The deadline, which was previously set for the last day of this calendar year, ...

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    U-Turn: Weekly Recap: Ignition-switch recall stirs new controversy for GM
    2014-11-15

    GM has recalled an estimated 2.6 million vehicles for the ignition switches, and it's believed at least 32 deaths have resulted from the crashes. General Motors again came under fire this week for its handling of its far-reaching ignition-switch recall. Newly released emails indicated GM had ordered 500,000 replacement ignition switches nearly two ...

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    Report: New death linked to Takata airbag crisis, Honda recalls 170k vehicles overseas
    2014-11-15

    The safety crisis surrounding Takata's exploding airbags continues to expand. In the latest revelation, Honda confirms another death linked to the faulty parts, and the company is expanding its recall of the components. However, none of the newly added vehicles are in the United States. With the confirmation of this report, there are now five deaths ...

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    Followup: Senator angry over latest General Motors ignition-switch revelations
    2014-11-11

    Following fresh revelations that General Motors has continued to conceal information related to its ongoing safety crisis, a leading US Senator has called the company's conduct "outrageous" and called for more hearings on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), one of the top critics of the automaker's conduct in handling an ...

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    Featured: Auto industry insider previews tell-all book, What Did Jesus Drive?
    2014-11-11

    "It's about some of the biggest crises in history. It's about who did it right and who did it wrong." – Jason Vines Jason Vines, the former head of public relations at Chrysler, Ford and Nissan, has seen a lot during his more than 30-year career, and now he's offering a behind-the-scenes look at the auto industry in his tell-all book What Did ...

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    Official: NHTSA probing 400,000 Infiniti, Honda vehicles over steering faults
    2014-11-11

    As many as 391,000 vehicles from Infiniti and Honda may eventually need to be recalled as a result of two, separately announced Preliminary Evaluations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ascertain the scope of the potential safety hazards. The larger investigation has NHTSA looking into the 2013 Honda Accord because of 24 reports ...

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    Report: GM allegedly ordered 500k replacement ignition switches months before recall [UPDATE]
    2014-11-10

    It appears that General Motors began preparing for its ignition switch recall far earlier than previously known. According to emails viewed by The Wall Street Journal, a contract worker for the automaker allegedly placed an order for 500,000 replacement ignition switches from Delphi to prepare for the repairs on December 18, 2013. However, the actual ...

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    Report: Takata discovered and hid airbag flaw a decade ago, workers allege
    2014-11-07

    With millions of cars in need of repair and over 100 injuries reported, the problems facing Takata for its airbag inflator recall are huge. The controversy doesn't appear to be coming to a close soon, either. Now, two anonymous company employees have claimed to The New York Times that the business allegedly knew about the potential dangers surrounding the ...

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    Recalls: Honda updates Takata airbag recall status for some models
    2014-11-07

    The net enveloping vehicles in the Takata airbag inflator recall just seems to keep widening. Honda is now updating its previous campaign to revise the status for even more models that were ever registered in (or originally sold in) 13 high-humidity US states and territories. All of these vehicles were included in the company's earlier repairs. However, ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalling select 2014 Camry and Avalon models
    2014-11-06

    Toyota has announced a rather small voluntary recall, affecting 5,650 Avalon and Camry sedans from model year 2014. Both gas and hybrid models are included in the action. This recall focuses on the left front lower suspension arm, which may have a bad bolt connecting it to the ball joint. If the car hits a big enough pothole – a real concern as we ...

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    Recalls: Ford announces bevy of recalls, 2 of which are recalls on recalls
    2014-11-04

    Ford has announced five separate recalls, affecting 202,000 vehicles built between 2005 and 2014. It's not been a great couple of weeks for Ford. On October 30, the company announced a 205,000-unit recall, and yesterday, it was revealed that the Ford brand's year-over-year sales were down over 5,000 units while the company itself was down 3,000 units ...

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    Recalls: Infiniti recalls Q50 and Q70 Hybrid models
    2014-11-04

    Infiniti is issuing three separate recalls for its Q50 Hybrid and Q70 Hybrid and M35 Hybrid covering roughly 13,794 vehicles in North America. The larger campaign listed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers 5,831 examples of its 2014 Q50 Hybrid (shown above) and 2014 Q70 Hybrid in North America, with 5,412 of those in the US and ...

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    Recalls: Porsche recalling 4,400 911, Boxster and Cayman models over hood latches
    2014-11-03

    Porsche has issued a "precautionary" and voluntary safety recall affecting some 4,400 sports cars across the globe. Here in the United States, the recall includes 1,382 911, Boxster convertibles and Cayman coupes, all of which are from model years 2014 and 2015. Porsche will be replacing the lock bracket for the front cargo area (the frunk) after ...

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    Recalls: Infiniti SUV recall marks latest chapter in Takata airbag saga
    2014-10-31

    Automotive parts maker Takata is having a rough year with millions of vehicles equipped with its airbag inflators being recalled. However, it looks like there might still be problems with the company's quality control, if a new recall by Infiniti is any indication. The Japanese luxury brand is recalling 1,912 total units of the 2013 Infiniti QX56 and ...

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    Report: Obama administration eyeing new NHTSA boss after safety lapses
    2014-10-30

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hasn't had much to celebrate this year. The botched handling of major recall campaigns from General Motors and for faulty Takata airbag inflators haven't put the agency in the best light. Also, its new VIN lookup for safety campaigns, which should have been a major step forward, crashed the first time it ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 205k Edge and Lincoln MKX units for possible corrosion
    2014-10-30

    After the horrible weather last winter, it's hard to look forward for the season to return this year. For those readers in much of the country, the snow is going to be flying soon, and with it comes salt on the roads. That means Ford's regional recall for the 2007-2008 Edge and Lincoln MKX arrives at the perfect time because they are at risk for ...

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