Mercedes reaches $20 million settlement with federal auto safety agency
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Jason Levine, director of the Center for Auto Safety, said that he was glad to see the settlement but that NHTSA ought to be doing more to routinely monitor recall programs.
“One can only hope that this is the beginning of a renewed effort by the government to remember that its job is to ensure compliance with the law by car manufacturers and to use all of the enforcement tools at its disposal to do so,” he said.
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