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    GM's China JV Recalls Cadillacs Over Brake Issue  

    Shanghai General Motors is recalling 38,328 Cadillac sedans sold in China to correct potential problems with the brake-control software....More
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    Ford's China JV Recalls 191,770 Focus Sedans  

    The U.S. automaker's Changan Ford Automobile JV is recalling New Focus and Classic Focus sedans from as far back as the '09 model year to repair potential fuel leaks....More
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    Audi Issues Globall Recall of 70,000 Cars  

    The German luxury brand says the recall covers 3.0L diesel-engine-equipped A4, A5, A6 and A7 models with potentially defective brake boosters....More
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    Honda Recalling 63,200 Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag  

    The automaker says the driver's-side airbag in certain '12-'15 CR-V, Civic, Brio and Amaze models sold mainly in China could contain inflators that open too forcefully and shoot metal fragments into the cabin....More
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    Spider Webs in Gas Vents Prompt Suzuki Recall  

    Federal regulators say the automaker is recalling 19,000 Kizashi sedans because spiders attracted to gasoline vapors are weaving webs that block a hose to vent those vapors could lead to fuel-tank leaks and increased risk of a fire....More
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    More Than 100 Death Claims Filed With GM Ignition-Switch Fund  

    A spokeswoman for Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney overseeing the automaker's compensation program, says claims for 107 fatalities allegedly linked to faulty ignition switches are among the 309 total claims submitted so far....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    Finally, Voice of Reason

    The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer....More
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    Ford Issues Stop-Sell Order for Some C-Max, Focus Models  

    The automaker has told U.S. dealers to stop selling and test-driving Focus and C-Max models built from Aug. 8-15 because of potentially faulty steering-gear assemblies, although none have been sold....More
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    NHTSA Fine-Tunes Auto-Recall Online Search Tool  

    The agency's SaferCar.gov website now allows consumers to search more precisely for possible safety recalls using the car's or motorcycle's Vehicle Identification Number....More
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    Daimler Recalling 50,000 Smart Minicars in China  

    Chinese regulators say the cars' V-belts may tear and cause damage to the engine....More
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    Land Rover Recalls SUVs With Possible Airbag Defect  

    The automaker says the recall covers more than 40,000 vehicles with possibly defective restraint-control software that controls the front passenger airbag....More
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    Chrysler Puts Kunselman in Charge of Safety  

    Chrysler creates a "vehicle safety and regulatory compliance office," putting veteran company senior vice president, Scott Kunselman in charge....More
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    GM Loses Bid to Quash Lawsuit in Death Linked to Ignition Switch  

    The parents of crash victim Brooke Melton reached a settlement with the automaker last September for a reported $5 million, but a Georgia state judge says they can proceed with a new lawsuit based on information emerging from this year's recall of 2.6 million GM vehicles....More
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    VW Expands Recall of Chrysler-Built Minivans  

    VW's latest recall raises to more than 34,000 the number of '09- and '10-model Routan minivans with ignition switches that could be jolted into the accessory position and shut off the engine....More
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