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NHTSA Orders GM To Recall Millions Of Vehicles Over Deadly Injury Risk

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The exploding Takata airbag issue that led to the largest auto recall in U.S. history continues to haunt automakers. But as the number of recalled airbags reaches the 63 million mark, some manufacturers want to steer clear of having to launch new recalls, mainly over financial concerns. Thankfully, regulators are making sure carmakers are doing …

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After Five Confirmed Fires, GM Recalls Electric Cars

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General Motors released a recall report claiming that over 69,000 of its electric cars come with batteries that can catch fire. Due to the potential risk for auto fires and injuries, vehicles from the 2017 through 2019 year models are being recalled. According to the automaker, the recall covers several Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles. They …

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WSP: Drowsy Driving Behind Injury Accident On 101

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Much like drunk and distracted driving, drowsy driving puts thousands of drivers in danger across the country every year.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1,550 people die every year due to driver fatigue. Additionally, U.S. law enforcement officials report at least 100,000 drowsy driving accidents and 71,000 related injuries on average each …

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After Deadly Auto Accident, Volvo Issues Recall Over Defective Airbags

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A deadly accident involving an explosive airbag inflator prompted Volvo to launch a major U.S. recall. According to the firm, at least 54,000 vehicles are being recalled.   The Swedish automaker said that the fatal accident involved airbags made by auto parts supplier ZF/TRW. However, they are designed and produced to perform similarly to the defective …

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Head Injury Risk Behind Latest Audi Recall

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Audi launched a recall for nearly 100,000 vehicles in the United States after a routine compliance testing uncovered an issue with the vehicles’ C-pillars. According to the automaker, the rear pillars could expose occupants to head injury in the event of an accident. While the injury might only occur if the occupant is unbelted, the risks …

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Deadly Pedestrian Accident In Kent Was Caused By Speeding Driver

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A Monday accident involving a pedestrian claimed the life of a 74-year-old man, local news outlets have reported. The tragic collision took place in Kent as the driver fled the authorities.  According to a series of news reports, the driver behind the wheel of a Dodge vehicle was traveling in the northbound lanes of I-5 …

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Spokane’s Snowiest October Day On Record Leads To Accidents, Power Shortage

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Just before Halloween, residents in Spokane, Washington, experienced its snowiest October day on record. But 6.2 inches of snow, a record-breaking amount for the city this time of year, wasn’t the only surprise. Locals also had to deal with slick and icy roads, which caused several accidents. Thousands were also left without electricity. According to …

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