Archive for the Automotive Category

NHTSA Pushes for Industry Safety Culture Shift

April 13, 2015

The new administrator of the federal safety agency has scheduled two meetings in hopes of developing strategies to better protect the driving public. Go to Source

New Report Offers Exclusive Analysis of Vehicle Recall Trends

April 5, 2015

NEW YORK — April 01, 2015: Automakers and their suppliers will need to consider new financial and risk assessment models in coming years to plan for an elevated number of vehicle recalls, according to the 2015 Automotive Warranty & Recall Report released today by Stout Risius Ross, Inc. (SRR), a global financial advisory firm. Go […]

With New York auto show, General Motors hopes to improve its US market share

April 1, 2015

The show offers GM another opportunity to move past its record number of vehicle recalls in 2014 as well as a challenge this year from a shareholder group for a stock buyback programme. Go to Source

Canadian Prime Minister Visits Honda Canada Plant: No Comment on Vehicle Recalls!

April 1, 2015

Canadian Prime Minister, Steven Harper, visited the Honda Canada plant yesterday in Alliston, Ontario for photo opportunities and a public statement. Prime Minister Harper had no comment to make regarding vehicle recalls, Takata airbag safety or the recent lawsuit against Takata filed by Ontario plaintiffs during his visit to Honda Canada. The Globe and Mail […]

New Report Offers Exclusive Analysis of Vehicle Recall Trends

April 1, 2015

Automakers and their suppliers will need to consider new financial and risk assessment models in coming years to plan for an elevated number of vehicle recalls, according to the 2015 Automotive Warranty & Recall Report released today by Stout Risius Ross, Inc. Go to Source

Recalls are good, ignoring them bad

March 14, 2015

Last year was a record-setting year for vehicle recalls, with more than 60 million recalled for one reason or another."But that's a good thing," said Chris Basso, public relations manager for Carfax Inc., a commercial Web-based service that supplies vehicle history reports on used cars and light trucks.What's bad, he said, is that many of […]

Unknown Recalls: I-Team informs drivers

March 10, 2015

In just one hour, the ABC7 I-Team found four vehicle owners driving around with potentially dangerous, unfixed recalls. Go to Source

Record 63.9 million vehicles recalled in U.S. in 2014

March 9, 2015

Automakers recalled a record 63.9 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a Thursday report. Go to Source

State-by-state breakdown of used cars with open recalls

March 8, 2015

Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports to dealers and car buyers, searched recalls and state registration databases and found that more than 46 million cars are on U.S. roads with recalled parts that have yet to be repaired. Go to Source

Nearly 64M Recalls in 2014 Sets Record

March 8, 2015

The final tally for vehicle safety recalls last year shattered the previous record of 30.81 million in 2004. Go to Source

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