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Federal Register Highlights - 11/26/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive, and proposed rules for November 26, 2014:

RULE: We are superseding airworthiness directive (A.D.) 2004-16-01 for certain Airbus Model A330-200 and -300 series airplanes and model A340-200 and -300 series airplanes. 1,299 more words

FAA

Mazda Recalls Nearly 100,000 Cars Because Adequate Tire Pressure Is Important

Car manufacturers must meet a number of safety regulations when selling vehicles. One such mandate that the vehicle’s a low-tire pressure warning system works. That apparently isn’t the case for nearly 100,000 of the newest Mazda vehicles. 165 more words

Regulators Close Investigations Into 600,000 Ford, GM Vehicles Without Initiating Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration generally opens inquiries into car manufacturers after receiving numerous consumer complaints about an issue. Those investigations often lead to some type of safety recall. 324 more words

Honda Failed To Report More Than 1,700 Death And Injury Claims, Could Face Record $35M Fine

Honda’s issues with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration aren’t looking any better after the manufacture announced that it failed to report more than 1,729 claims of injury or death to the regulators. 577 more words

Vander Doelen: Crash test scare stories

Call me naive or a simple hometown booster, but I’m not buying the claim that Chrysler and Dodge minivans have suddenly become dangerous in a head-on crash. 794 more words

Opinion

Toyota recalls nearly 423K Lexuses for fuel leaks

DETROIT (AP) – Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.

The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models. 174 more words

News

Lexus Recalls Nearly 423,000 Sedans Because Fuel Leaks Can Lead To Fires

The only time most consumers want to see a car catch on fire is during a high-action movie. So it’s probably for the best that Toyota issued a recall of nearly 423,000 Lexus vehicles for a fuel leak issue that increases the risk of fire. 192 more words