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US: Honda’s unreported deaths and injuries could lead to record fine


The third-biggest Japanese automaker, Honda, acknowledged following inquiries from the US auto safety regulators that it failed to notify the authorities of more than 1,700 claims of injury or death since 2003. More than 1,729 incidents that involved Honda vehicles were not properly reported to the NHTSA and now the Japanese carmaker could be hit with the same record fine of ...
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VW’s core brand posts a slight sales loss in October
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