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    Report: Center for Auto Safety calling for Chevy Impala airbag probe
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    The Center for Auto Safety and its leader, Clarence Ditlow, have taken aim at General Motors again, this timing writing to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about the 2003 to 2010 Chevrolet Impala. If you've been following our coverage of GM's ignition switch recall, you'll ...

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    Followup: NHTSA closes book on Jeep 'trailer hitch' recall after all
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    After much debating and hand-wringing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now says it has "no reservations" with Chrysler's plan to recall certain Jeep Liberty and Grand Cherokee models over concerns that their fuel tanks, which are located behind the rear axle, could rupture or ...

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    Report: Ford Escape under fire for problems caused by recall repairs
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    Seven years ago, Ford recalled about 470,000 Escape crossovers from its 2002-2004 model years to fix a troublesome accelerator cable. But the Center for Auto Safety says those repairs may have caused another problem. The original recall was to implement a fix that prevented the accelerator cable ...

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    Report: NHTSA ready to submit rearview camera mandate to Congress [UPDATE]
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    About 100 children and over 200 adults die every year because drivers accidentally back over them. It's a sad statistic that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration feels can be prevented if all new vehicles come standard with backup cameras. The New York Times reports that NHTSA ...

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    Report: Ralph Nader urges government to postpone GM IPO
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    Ralph Nader has written a letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to delay General Motors' IPO. According to The Detroit News, his fear is that the automaker is still the "same old arrogant GM" and that the government stands to lose a bundle on the sale of its stock. Nader is not alone in ...

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