Major auto makers are on track to report more defects on their vehicles this year than in 2008, according to a Ward’s analysis of the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Admin data. Through the first six months of 2009, auto makers have conducted 54 recall campaigns involving 4.4 million light vehicles, putting the industry on track to exceed the 101 campaigns it conducted last year, which affected 7.7 million units. The results would seem to confirm findings from the latest J.D. ...

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