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Graco Fined for Delayed Reporting of Seat-Buckle ComplaintsGraco has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to the government for being too slow to report complaints about difficulty opening car seat buckles.
Regulators Investigating Child Car Seat RecallThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.
Feds Urge Nationwide Air Bag RecallDriver's side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.
Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats to Fix Sticky BucklesEvenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM RecallA report raises serious questions about the NTSA's ability to keep the public safe.
Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each OtherThe 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.
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.
Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV'sThe 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.
Report: Car, Truck Crashes Cost US $871 Billion Each YearThe 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.
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.
General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag ConcernsThe recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
New Rules Sought to Make Child Car Seats Safer Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the government proposed Wednesday.
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