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Honda Slapped with a Record $70 Million Fine Due to Negligent Reporting

Having recently exposed several automakers for ducking national safety laws, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has cracked the whip, fining Honda a record $70 million for its failures to report fatal accidents and injuries to the government for the past 11 years. This figure is double that of the $35 million fine...
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NHTSA Demands Nationwide Takata Airbag Recall

On November 26, 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a formal letter to Takata Corp. demanding a national recall of vehicles equipped with its defective airbags. Until this point, recalls have been mainly regional, particularly in high-humidity areas, but NHTSA has determined that an “unreasonable risk of death or serious injury” exists...
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Honda Reporting Failures Revealed

On November 24, 2014, the NHTSA released a “Fact Sheet: Honda Early Warning Report Audit & NHTSA Special Order” that summarizes key findings of a third-party audit.  The audit was commissioned by Honda Motor Co. to investigate potential reporting negligence in connection with injuries and deaths associated with its vehicles. The inquiry concluded that...
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