NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that it would investigate the supplier Harman Kardon after recent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles infotainment-hacking. Harman Kardon produces radios for automakers such as BMW, Subaru, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo as well as FCA.
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By JOEL SCHECTMAN “This signals that NHTSA is getting serious in its safety watchdog role,” said Todd Tracy, a Dallas-based attorney who specializes in product liability cases against automakers. “There was a sense that they had kept their head in the sand for far too long. You are going to see far more aggressive tactics […]
Congressional hearing last month urged Takata executive to create a compensation fund for victims similar to one established by General Motors after its ignition switch recall. Kevin Kennedy, an executive vice president, from Takata said, “Takata believes that a national compensation fund is not currently required,”
A women named Jewel Brangman, 26 in Los Angles-area is known to be dead as the 8th victim of deadly Takata Airbag defect affecting so many people all across the United States. She died from neck and head injuries when the driver’s air bag in her rented 2001 Honda Civic inflated with too much force and […]
Honda is adding 1.39 million vehicle, broadening this campaign which brings the total number of cars from Honda in need of the fix on the passenger’s side to 2.3 million.