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Family Seek to Hold Toyota Accountable for Fatal Acceleration Accident

August 19, 2013 – 5:51 pm | No Comment
Family Seek to Hold Toyota Accountable for Fatal Acceleration Accident

In the first Toyota sudden acceleration case to go to trial, Jim Lentz, the company’s North America Region CEO, must answer in court questions from plaintiffs’ counsel as to why Toyota failed to install a …

Chrysler Finally Agrees to Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps For Fuel Tank Fire Danger

June 18, 2013 – 2:46 pm | No Comment
Chrysler Finally Agrees to Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps For Fuel Tank Fire Danger

After refusing to issue a recall earlier this month requested by federal regulators due to a fire risk, Chrysler Group announced today a “voluntary campaign” to recall 2.7 million of its 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees …

NHTSA Calls for Jeep Recall Due to Fire Hazard; Chrysler Refuses to Issue Recall

June 7, 2013 – 10:30 am | No Comment
NHTSA Calls for Jeep Recall Due to Fire Hazard; Chrysler Refuses to Issue Recall

On June 3rd, 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requested that Chrysler recall 2.7 million Jeeps due to a fire risk in a rear end collision.

Small SUVs Fail Crash Tests Performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

May 20, 2013 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Small SUVs Fail Crash Tests Performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Most of the small SUVs earned poor ratings in at least one of the crash test categories in the latest evaluations rated and reported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

BMW Investigations and Recalls

September 2, 2011 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
BMW Investigations and Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Defects Investigation is reviewing consumer complaints of rollaway problems with parked BMW 7 Series luxury sedans. BMW has announced two separate recalls today, one involving rear lamps and the other involving fuel filter heaters.

Fuel Tank Defect Prompts Ford Truck Recall

August 3, 2011 – 10:48 pm | No Comment
Fuel Tank Defect Prompts Ford Truck Recall

Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 1 million pickup trucks, including the popular F-150. Straps that hold the fuel tanks to the truck can corrode after heavy use, potentially leading to fires if the …

Judge Reaffirms Order for Toyota Dealers to Turn Over Documents

July 26, 2011 – 7:33 pm | No Comment
Judge Reaffirms Order for Toyota Dealers to Turn Over Documents

A judge in Los Angeles ordered dealerships to manually turn over repair records to plaintiffs’ attorneys in the sudden acceleration litigation against Toyota Motor Corp. after an attempt by plaintiffs’ lawyers to view such documents …

Judge Finds Ford Concealed Causes of Unintended Acceleration

July 25, 2011 – 10:54 pm | No Comment
Judge Finds Ford Concealed Causes of Unintended Acceleration

As Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. reports, the Senior Judge of the Florida’s Fifth Judicial Circuit has set aside a jury verdict in favor of Ford Motor Company, blasting the automaker for defrauding the court …