Stop Sale Orders on Used Vehicles: The New Dilemma

By |2018-07-17T00:46:04-07:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Auto Recalls|Tags: , , , |

Over the last 18-months, we have entered what could be deemed the era of the recall. NHTSA reports that 2014 was a record breaking year for recalls, with more than 800 recalls, effecting nearly 64 million vehicles. These numbers are not slowing in 2015. 2015 finds NHTSA cracking down on manufacturers who fail to timely issue recalls. In May 2014, NHTSA announced it was [...]

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Chrysler’s Record-Breaking Fine Not Nearly Enough

By |2018-07-17T20:00:31-07:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Trends, Class Action, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , |

Published August 5, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On July 2, after years of abuse and defiance, Chrysler finally answered for its actions at a public hearing before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington D.C. At issue was whether Chrysler had met its obligation of protecting consumer safety in recalling millions of defective vehicles. [...]

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How Soon We Forget

By |2018-07-19T18:41:58-07:00May 3rd, 2011|Categories: Airbag Recall, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Class Action, General Motors, NHTSA, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Published May 3, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On the one year anniversary of the $16 million fine imposed against Toyota – the largest fine ever levied by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) against an automobile manufacturer – little has been done to change the system that allowed the problem to exist in [...]

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