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Graco Fined for Delayed Reporting of Seat-Buckle Complaints

Graco has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to the government for being too slow to report complaints about difficulty opening car seat buckles.

03/20/2015

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Regulators Investigating Child Car Seat Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.

12/01/2014

Traffic safety officials warn driver's side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Feds Urge Nationwide Air Bag Recall

Driver’s side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.

11/18/2014

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Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats to Fix Sticky Buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

10/24/2014

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

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

09/17/2014

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Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

08/18/2014

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Automakers Offer Decals Warning of Hot Car Danger

An automobile industry trade group has new way of reminding people not to leave children alone in cars.

07/28/2014

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Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV’s

The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.

07/17/2014

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Report: Car, Truck Crashes Cost US $871 Billion Each Year

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

05/29/2014

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Nissan Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles for Air Bags

Nissan is recalling just over 1 million cars, SUVs and vans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. It’s the company’s second recall to fix the same problem.

03/26/2014

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