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December 22, 2015  

BMW hit with $40M penalty for too slowly recalling Mini Coopers

The automaker is guilty of selling cars that failed US federal crash tests.

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June 29, 2015  

US investigating power brake failures on Ford F-150 trucks

Probe covers about 250,000 pickups from the 2011 and 2012 model years.

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May 20, 2015  

Takata to declare 33.8M air bags defective

Marks the largest auto recall in US history.

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May 6, 2015  

US reopens Jeep, Dodge sun visor probe

Investigation found a short in the vanity lamp wiring could cause the vehicle’s sun visors to burn.

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March 4, 2015  

Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ added to US door latch probe

Investigation now covers nearly 486,000 cars.

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February 26, 2015  

US orders Takata to preserve air bag parts for investigations

Daily fines of $14,000 for failing to cooperate with government investigations have grown to $84,000.

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February 23, 2015  

Honda president stepping down amid air bag scandal

Unexpected decision follows massive recalls by the Japanese automaker of vehicles equipped with air bags made by Takata Corp.

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January 8, 2015  

Honda fined record $70M for not reporting death, injury complaints

Complaints include incidents related to air bags made by Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp.

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May 16, 2014  

GM fined maximum $35M for delayed ignition switch recall

Automaker will agree to government oversight on safety issues.

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August 20, 2013  

Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating

Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.

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June 5, 2013  

A defiant Chrysler refuses to recall about 2.7M Jeeps

Vehicle safety agency found that the Jeeps’ fuel tanks can fail when hit from the rear.

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August 22, 2012  

Michigan tests for safer roads with conversing cars

$25 million project uses wireless devices to warn other cars of danger.

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July 24, 2012  

Ram pickup, Jeep Grand Cherokee under US safety review

Locked up wheels and leaking power steering fluid have caused safety problems for Chrysler customers.

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July 23, 2012  

Ford determines faulty fuel lines to blame for Escape recalls

After three engine fires, the automaker recalled more than 11,000 of its uber-popular SUV.