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Aug
8
2017
GM Recalls 800,000 Trucks

Both of the trucks were also part of a recall that occurred in 2016.

Aug. 8, 2017
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More Takata Recalls

New testing has prompted the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to declare another 2.7 million Takata airbag inflators defective in Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co., and Mazda Motor Corp. vehicles.

July 11, 2017
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Fiat recalls almost 300,000 minivans due to airbag deployment

Fiat-Chrysler is joining over a dozen automakers who’ve had to issue a recall due to airbag problems.

June 16, 2017
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Takata Recalls 33.8 Million Airbags, Largest Consumer Recall in U.S. History

Takata has recalled nearly 34 million airbags, the largest automotive recall ever. With more consumers than ever now looking for an airbag fix, how could this recall impact your dealership?

May 19, 2015
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Honda Launches Recall Ad Campaign Amidst Takata’s Indifference

Honda is launching an Ad campaign aimed at airbag recalls. With the Takata airbag recall numbers not as high as desired, Honda is using newspapers, social media and radio to get the word out.

March 14, 2015
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Honda to Pay Record $70 Million In Fines to NHTSA For Underreporting Accidents

Honda will pay the NHTSA $70 in civil penalties. The automaker underreported serious injury and death accidents, warranty claims and customer surveys satisfaction surveys.

Jan. 8, 2015
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Legal Battles: A Tale of Two GMs?

2014 was a year in which General Motors seemed to always be in the news for the wrong reasons. The automaker made headlines all year due to complications with a hefty recall. GM recalled 20 different vehicle models made between 2007 and 2014. A faulty ignition switch was potentially responsible for 42 deaths and 58 […]

Dec. 18, 2014
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AutoNation’s Mike Jackson Unafraid To Share Opinion On Tesla Motors, Automotive Safety

Tesla Motors was among the topics of discussion during the Detroit Economic Club Luncheon in Dearborn, MI. AutoNation chairman and CEO Mike Jackson spoke freely about the California-based electric car company. He began his remarks speaking out against the bill that we reported on previously, which ensured that Tesla could not sell direct-to-consumers in Michigan. […]

Nov. 7, 2014
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Oct
30
2014
AutoNation Refuses To Sell Takata Airbag Recalled Vehicles

The airbag recalls from Takata have made international headlines in recent weeks. The underlying story was how the NHTSA may have fumbled their response to the issue. That fumbled response was a crashing NHTSA website and inaccurately reported recall figures. The NHTSA announced earlier today that its putting pressure on Takata to respond. David Friedman, […]

Oct. 30, 2014
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19 Deaths Now Linked To GM Ignition Defect

General Motors initially reported in the spring of 2014 that the faulty ignition switch in some of their vehicles had been linked to 13 deaths. On September 15, that number rose to 19 and gave rise to speculation of how high it might go. It all started with an initial lawsuit against GM over the […]

Sept. 15, 2014
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