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Takata Air Bag Recall Becomes Biggest Ever In US

“One congressman even likened it to driving down the road with a shotgun pointed at your face.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

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Federal Safety Agency Seeks Ideas On Getting More Recall Fixes Done

Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren’t getting fixed quickly enough, the nation’s auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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US Gov’t Says Nearly 64 Million Vehicles Were Recalled In 2014

Statistics show that automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles in the U.S. last year — more than double the old record.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Feds Add Emergency Brake Features To Safety Device List

The recommendations help to encourage the auto industry to adopt additional safety features, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2015

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Safety Of Vehicle Under Scrutiny After Pregnant Woman Dies In Freeway Explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 58 deaths involving Jeep Libertys from the 2002 through 2007 models years where the vehicle caught fire in a rear-impact crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

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AutoNation CEO Gives Feds Failing Grade In Handling Of Recalls

“Quite frankly, it’s a black eye for our industry.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra arrives to testify on the GM ignition switch recall during a US House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 18, 2014. Barra is updating lawmakers on an internal GM report published on June 5 that absolved top management in the failure to recall millions of cars for more than a decade after the problems with the ignition switches were discovered.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Center For Auto Safety Urges Investegation Of Chrysler Vehicles Experiencing Power Failures

The watchdog group said that power failures in thousands of Chrysler vehicles can cause the them to stall while being driven.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

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US Safety Agency Offers Online Vehicle Recall Check

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

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US Agency Probes Hyundai Sonata Air Bag Problem

The probe announced Friday covers about 394,000 midsize cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2014

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