A new survey by Syncata Corp. shows only 8% of automotive companies, which include both vehicle and equipment manufacturers, are ready to comply with the U.S. government’s new TREAD (Transportation, Recall, Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation) Act. Under TREAD, auto companies will be required to submit summaries of consumer complaints, warranty and legal claims, and field reports to the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. beginning April 1, 2003. “Given the potential of ...

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