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    Report: Ralph Nader urges government to postpone GM IPO

    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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    NHTSA reportedly asks for GM, Ford and Toyota data in Jeep probe

    The Center for Auto Safety, a group founded by Ralph Nader and the Consumers Union, have reportedly filed a 69-page grievance with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requesting they investigate the 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Center maintains that in a rear-end collision, ...

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    Ralph Nader calls out Toyota on R&D spending

    Ralph Nader challenges Toyota's R&D spending claim – Click above to watch commercial after the jump
    Ralph Nader isn't finished. The man whose fame has long outlasted the first car he took to task is now gnawing at Toyota over claims the company makes in its print advertising: "That's ...

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    NHTSA announces 2009 fatalities lowest since 1954, continue downward trend

    Safety doesn't sell cars. At least that's what Detroit executives walked around saying back in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. The whole of them were convinced that if you even mentioned the word "safety" in a marketing campaign it would imply that cars were unsafe. In fact, it took a crusader like ...

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    Unlikely Ally: Ralph Nader addresses Capitol Hill over likely GM bankruptcy

    Ralph Nader, the man who single-handedly sank the Chevrolet Corvair by exposing its safety faults in his book Unsafe At Any Speed, has unexpectedly appeared at the side of General Motors. In a letter written to Senator Chris Dodd, Chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban ...

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    Nader wants FCC to probe GM's radio ties

    In a letter to the FCC, Ralph Nader, the world's most visible consumer advocate, has requested an investigation into the advertising practices of General Motors with regard to several radio personalities.The letter from Nader was prompted by an Automotive News article entitled, "Puff Piece. Rush ...

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    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of DCX on Ohio tax incentives

    Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled the state of Ohio's decision to use tax incentives to attract DaimlerChrysler's business was unconstitutional. Ohio had granted DCX an investment tax credit after the company decided to ...

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    Nader returns to the automotive fold

    He's back and with a vengeance.Consumer advocate and former presidential contender Ralph Nader is refocusing on the automotive industry, a move that brought him critical acclaim back in the Sixties. According to the Boston Herald, Nader accuses the U.S. government of acting as a "consulting ...


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