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US: Senate hearing mulls vehicle safety law changes in GM crisis aftermath


General Motors executives, headed by CEO Mary Barra, have already been through Senate subcommittee hearings on the way the company mishandled a life threatening recall involving 2.6 million cars equipped with defective ignition switches. As we all know, the particular recall was linked so far (by the company, outside sources claim triple digits when it comes to fatalities) to at least ...
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Aston Martin might lose its U.S. dealers
The U.S. Aston Martin dealers might be forced to shut down. They need an exemption to the safety rules in place from the federal regulators in order to keep selling ...
[VIDEO] See the new-gen Volvo XC90 get crash tested
Volvo has released a new video with the new generation of the XC90 in which the model in question is being crash tested. The 2015 Volvo XC90 is believed to be ...
[VIDEO] 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback earn Top Safety Pick+
Two of the safest vehicles available for order are the 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Outback, as they have been recently awarded with a Top Safety Pick+, by the IIHS. If ...
China: Volvo lures in customers with cigars and crystal
The Swedish automaker, which now belongs to local automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co, is keen on securing a big piece of the booming Chinese luxury market. Heralded by the introduction ...
Volvo rides on safety card for its first model under Chinese patronage
The Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. has been the owner of the Volvo Car Group since 2010, but the first fruit of their tie-up is only now ready to come ...
Toyota’s safety monitored by former US Attorney
David Kelley, a former US Attorney, has been named Toyota's government supervisor, has received the task to monitor the Japanese automaker’s safety – in light of the 2009-2010 debacle with ...
China orders nationwide factory safety
Following the fatal blast at an auto parts factory in Shanghai, China has ordered a nationwide revision of safety practices at plants that work with explosive materials. The State Council Work ...
[VIDEO] Volvo detailing new XC90’s equipment
The Swedish based automaker Volvo has released several videos in which the equipment found on the new generation of the XC90 is being detailed. The 2015 Volvo XC90 is ending up ...
US: regulators seek increased recall pace
Both members of the Congress and the Obama administration want besides bigger fines for automakers an increased authority base to be given to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The lawmakers ...

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