Recall News

AutoNation grounds vehicles under recall

9/6/15 AutoNation Inc. will no longer sell any vehicle, used or new, with an open safety recall. The new policy will be costly, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson says, but it’s the right thing to do for customers. Jackson declined to estimate the expense but noted that 5 to 10 percent …

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Fiat Chrysler Tells US It Missed Deadlines in 5 Recalls

by Tom Krisher June 4, 2015 Fiat Chrysler has admitted that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls, a pattern that could bring a fine from U.S. safety regulators. But the company, in documents posted Thursday, said it’s taking steps to improve recall completion and notification …

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NHTSA prepares to reorganize its senior ranks

Ryan Beene    Automotive News June 1, 2015  WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will soon have some fresh faces in key recall positions as part of an agency reorganization intended to streamline its management structure. According to sources here and job openings posted on the U.S Department …

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Auto recalls hit record level in U.S.

by Jerry Hirsch Los Angeles Times6/23/14 With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen …

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U.S. Pushes for Wider Recall of Graco Car Seats – 3/21/14

Graco Children’s Products, which resisted recalling about 1.8 million child restraints earlier this year, has responded to a special order from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demanding more information about incidents or injuries involving the rear-facing infant restraints. But despite continued pressure from the safety agency, Graco is not …

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