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Volvo hit with $1.5M NHTSA fine for delayed recalls

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Jul 6th, 2012 at 10:00AM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fined Volvo $1.5 million for delaying safety recalls, according to The New York Times. The Swedish automaker settled with NHTSA after the government agency alleged delays with a total of seven recalls for a range of different models. Those actions included incorrect tire pressure labels, faulty air bags and stalling vehicles. Volvo has agreed to pay the fine but refused to admit any wrongdoing, saying instead it has since improved its internal review process for quality and safety issues. NHTSA gives automakers five days from the time... Read More

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