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U.S. senators demand details from supplier Delphi about GM recall

WASHINGTON — Four U.S. senators asked the president and CEO of Troy-based Delphi on Tuesday to better explain the company’s role in General Motors’ recall of 2.6 million vehicles tied to a defective ignition switch it produced.Commerce, Science and Transportation ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 2 reports

Baby Trend Recalling 16,655 Car Seats

UNDATED (WIFR) -- Baby Trend Inc. is recalling nearly 17,000 child car seats due to difficulty in unlatching the harness buckle.The NHTSA reported that the buckles can get stuck in the latched position, which increases the risk of injury in the event ... [Published WIFR - 50 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

UPDATE 1-GM to launch product development group focused on safety

(Adds CEO comments on NHTSA questions, GM's investigation)NEW YORK, April 15 (Reuters) - General Motors Co. will create a new global product integrity organization that will focus on product safety and quality, said GM Chief Executive Mary Barra in a ... [Published CNBC - 7 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety

Based on studies conducted last year, the National Transportation Safety Board[1] has sent seven recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration[2] "to improve the safety of tractor-trailers." The suggestions range from changing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

The most popular car in the world

Have you ever stopped to ponder which model of car sells the most around the world? Wonder no more as the ubiquitous Toyota Corolla has achieved that enviable distinction.Polk’s global new vehicle registration data from IHS Automotive reveals a five percent ... [Published Examiner.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Many recalled vehicles go unrepaired

By Jeff Green, Bloomberg NewsDETROIT (April 15, 2014) — Even with U.S. auto recalls on pace to reach the highest level in a decade this year, there’s a good chance many of the vehicles won’t get fixed.About a third of all recalled cars and trucks don’t ... [Published Tire Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Road Warrior: Distracted driving crashes, deaths called an 'epidemic'

TARIQ ZEHAWI / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Paramus police set up a checkpoint for distracted drivers on Farview Avenue on Monday. If you’re wondering why police at driver-inattention checkpoints are pulling over a record number of motorists as if they were stray ... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

GM faces more tests after documents show culture of denial

Southfield, Michigan : The hundreds of pages of documents released by lawmakers last week shed new light on General Motors Co .’s more than decade-long failure to respond to auto-safety complaints, underscoring the struggle ahead for chief executive officer ... [Published Livemint.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Volvo's new inflatable car seat design for parents on the go

Weighing just 11lbs, about half the weight of a contemporary car seat, Volvo has unveiled a new inflatable design that transforms from a backpack to a child's car seat in just 40 seconds.The seat is made with a fabric that can sustain high internal pressure, ... [Published This Is Money - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

GM replaces two key executives; reports detail recall mismanagement

General Motors has announced an executive shakeup that will replace both the senior vice president of global human resources and the senior vice president of global communications and public policy.The shakeup coincides with several reports that continue ... [Published Leftlane - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

NHTSA closes Ford F-150 EcoBoost acceleration probe

Typically when we report on the findings of an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration[1], it's because the government body has discovered a safety issue and prescribed a recall[2]. In this case, however, NHTSA has closed ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

2014 Nissan Rogue Earns NHTSA Four-Star Overall Safety Rating

out of five stars with just a three-star frontal crash score, which are low numbers for an all-new compact SUV. NHTSA's ratings are especially strange since the Rogue earned top crash scores ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]

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"The young man may have actually pushed the young lady out of the way" said CCSO spokesperson Mary Justino
"When Mr. Valukas has completed his investigation, we will then take the appropriate actions and then, as I've said, we will be transparent. So that's where we're at" Barra said
"It is our understanding that a fix was proposed by Delphi regarding the ignition switch in 2005 but GM did not adopt the change," the letter said. "As we continue evaluating the GM recall it is critically important that we understand the decisions made by Delphi and the company's interaction with GM."
"We are trying to be as responsive as possible but we will not sacrifice the accuracy and the right detail of the answers" Barra said

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NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety [Published Autoblog - 6 hours ago]
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GM’s Big Recall: Brand Image Crisis or Temporar... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 13 hours ago]
If anyone was looking for a test of General Motors’s ( NYSE:GM ) CEO Mary Barra’s mettle, the growing recall scandal surrounding the ignition switch defect should prove more than sufficient. Just two weeks after her inauguration, the company let ...
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