NHTSA Hits Takata With $14K Daily Fine for Noncompliance in Air Bag Investigation

20th Mar 2015 Comments Off on NHTSA Hits Takata With $14K Daily Fine for Noncompliance in Air Bag Investigation

Based on an order from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Takata and its stalling tactics will prove costly. NHTSA issued a $14,000-a-day fine on the manufacturer for every day it refuses to cooperate with the safety agency’s probe into the exploding airbag inflators. The exploding inflators have been blamed for six deaths, the latest of which occurred last month […]

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GM Facing 104 Lawsuits Plus Class Action Tied to Car Defects

20th Mar 2015 Comments Off on GM Facing 104 Lawsuits Plus Class Action Tied to Car Defects

General Motors Co. (GM), which as we all know has been under intense media, congressional and courtroom scrutiny over fatalities caused by its defective and highly dangerous ignition switches, is now defending 104 death and injury lawsuits brought by victims whose accidents were caused by defects in the company’s cars. Another 108 suits seeking class action status over depressed car […]

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