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NHTSA Once Again Flexes Regulatory Muscle Over GM, Manufacturers Who Used Takata

Since taking the helm of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in January, Mark Rosekind has made his intention to hold automakers responsible for safety issues… 433 more words

Federal Register Highlights - 5/20/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for May 20, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Stillwater Highway Drawbridge across the St. 1,189 more words

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Takata Corp. Declares Nearly 34 Million Airbags Defective, Agrees to Recall

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Nearly 34 Million Takata Airbags Declared Defective in Largest Recall in US History… 657 more words

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Massive recall: How to see if you're affected

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The largest auto recall in history could have an impact on the Mid-South.

Takata, the maker of airbags for most car brands, called for more than 34 million airbags to be removed. 342 more words

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Takata Beefing Up Replacement Airbag Production, Again

Just as federal regulators caution that it could take years¬†before the nearly 34 million recalled vehicles equipped with Takata airbags that can spew shrapnel upon deployment are replaced, the Japanese auto parts maker says it¬†expects to speed up its output of replacement parts by year’s end. 286 more words

Airbag Maker Announces Largest Auto Recall Ever; 34 Million Vehicles Involved

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags, making it the largest auto recall in history.

The company has already recalled airbags used in about 18 million vehicles for the problem. 521 more words

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