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July, 2017

May, 2017

  • 19 May

    $553 Million Accord for U.S. Drivers Over Takata Airbags

    The legal battle over the deadly flaws in Takata airbags moved a step closer to resolution on Thursday when four automakers agreed to compensate owners of recalled cars. Under a proposed settlement in a class-action case, Toyota, BMW, Subaru and Mazda are set to pay a total of $553 million …

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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Check for Recalls Before You Buy a Used Car

    By Consumer Reports April 21, 2017 On Friday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced settlements with 104 car dealerships that sold vehicles with unresolved safety recalls without informing the buyers. The settlements allow dealers to continue to market and sell used cars with open safety recalls as long as …

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  • 6 April

    NHTSA reviews Ford recall of cars prone to overheating, fires

    The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant and potentially overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn’t fix the coolant problem. Ford notified the agency about the …

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  • 3 April

    This Secretive Self-Driving Car Startup Has Hired Obama’s Top Safety Regulator

    April 4, 2016 Autonomous car start-up Zoox said on Monday that former top U.S. safety regulator Mark Rosekind was joining the Silicon Valley company as its chief safety innovation officer, underscoring the key role regulation will play in the nascent autonomous driving sector. The hiring of Rosekind, the former head …

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