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More Recalls in wake of Toyota fiasco

Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:03 pm
by brian
August 25, 2010: Carmakers Initiating More Recalls Voluntarily
Most vehicle recalls used to happen only after long, drawn-out government inquiries had identified safety defects and required the car companies to fix them.
But in the wake of Toyota’s extensive recalls, automakers are initiating more themselves rather than waiting for government regulators to step in. The new mind-set has produced a flood of recalls, some occurring in reaction to just a few complaints from car owners, or maybe only one.
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