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NHTSA to brief House committee on Takata airbag recalls

1:37 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will brief members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee next week on the agency's investigation and recalls of Takata airbags....
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GM'S BIG 180

Reversal on stalling risk forces new look at ignition issues

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Ten years ago, General Motors insisted that engine stall is not a safety defect. Now, in the face of evidence that faulty ignition switches contributed to at least 13 deaths, GM's position has changed. That radical shift in thinking is rippling through GM....
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THE GM RECALL

House panel blasts GM's 'culture of secrecy'

11:57 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2014

GM CEO Mary Barra faced intensive questioning from a House subcommittee for nearly three hours today over the slow recall of defective ignition switches, with lawmakers questioning whether she can truly change the company's culture. Some panel members reprimanded the company for a "culture of secrecy" and said its problems went "well beyond a rogue engineer." Barra vowed GM will set a new industry standard for vehicle safety....
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Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz is a pioneer. He and a handful of other employees moved to north Texas last September to help build the automaker's new U.S. headquarters.
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