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Kimberly-Clark Lawsuit: Surgical Gowns Don't Protect Against Ebola

October 31, 2014 11:28 am | by Robert Jablon, Associated Press | News | Comments

A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.                         

Nissan Recalls Infiniti SUVs To Fix Air Bags

October 31, 2014 9:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that...

Gov't Pushes Air Bag Maker On Replacement Parts

October 30, 2014 10:16 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety...

Ford Recalls SUVs For Fuel Tank Leaks

October 30, 2014 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks...

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New Quality Intelligence Pack Adds Visibility To 100+ Quality KPIs

October 30, 2014 9:49 am | by Dassault Systèmes | Product Releases | Comments

Dassault Systèmes now offers Quality Intelligence Pack, as an extension to its existing Manufacturing Process Intelligence (MPI), Executive Intelligence Center (EIC) and other Quality offerings. 

Nigeria Sues Coca-Cola For Half-Filled Cans

October 29, 2014 12:42 pm | by Michelle Faul, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nigeria filed a suit Monday against Coca-Cola for allegedly refusing to comply with orders from the Consumer Protection Council over two half-empty cans of evaporating Sprite.                     

Judge Orders Mediation In Guardrail Lawsuit

October 29, 2014 9:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has ordered mediation between a Texas company and a whistleblower who won a $175 million verdict over a design change in the company's highway guardrails.                       

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AutoNation Halts Sales Of Cars In Air Bag Recalls

October 29, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The head of the nation's biggest car dealership chain says it won't sell used cars being recalled for exploding air bags due to conflicting advice from automakers and lack of direction from the government.             

Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Vehicles

October 29, 2014 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls for malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause fires and a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.               

The Most Trouble-Prone Cars

October 28, 2014 1:06 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Chris Woodyard takes a look at the six vehicles that Consumer Reports magazine says are giving their owners the most trouble.                                   

Fiat Chrysler Replaces Quality Chief

October 28, 2014 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler's longtime quality chief is leaving the company a day after its brands performed poorly in the annual Consumer Reports reliability rankings.                           

Toyota Tops Consumer Reports Reliability Rankings

October 28, 2014 9:50 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The company's Toyota and Lexus brands top the survey, while its Scion brand is in the top ten. It's the eighth year in a row that a Toyota brand has led the rankings.                        

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Craft Brews: Blue Bottle Focuses On A Quality Product

October 24, 2014 10:46 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

The California-based company has been focused on quality over quantity for over a decade. Every batch of coffee they serve is tested and evaluated, just like fine wine.                       

Recall Madness Explodes With Defective Air Bags

October 23, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

While companies are being more open and honest about the flaws in their products, consumers could be left confused and indifferent to the process as they become inundated with reports — especially when it comes to dangerous air bags.     

Government Ups Air Bag Warning To 7.8M Vehicles

October 22, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.                     

Jury Rules Against Texas Guardrail Company

October 22, 2014 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A jury has decided that a Texas company should pay $175 million in a case involving the safety of thousands of guardrails on highways around the country.                           

Verdict: Guardrail Company Defrauded Government

October 21, 2014 12:52 pm | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Last week Trinity Industries Inc., a manufacturer of U.S. highway guardrails, went to court over allegations that it changed its design to save on manufacturing costs and never informed authorities of the change — raising safety concerns. The jury determined the company should have told the government about the design change.

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Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Air Bag Recall Tally

October 21, 2014 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen.                               

GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises

October 20, 2014 1:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.                                            

U.S. Agency Warns Car Owners About Air Bags

October 20, 2014 12:55 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.                           

Senators Question Regional Car Recalls

October 16, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two U.S. senators are questioning why the nation's auto safety regulators are letting car companies recall vehicles only in limited regions when a safety problem could happen anywhere.                   

Chrysler Recalling Nearly 907K Vehicles

October 16, 2014 9:59 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.                       

Toyota Recalls Lexuses For Fuel Leak Risk

October 16, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly cause a fire.                                 

McDonald's: No More 'Pink Slime'

October 15, 2014 12:35 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The fast-food operator is countering criticism of its food quality with a campaign answering questions from would-be diners.                                    

Chrysler Recalls SUVs For Air Bag Defect

October 14, 2014 1:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.                                   

GM Ignition Switch Deaths Rise To 27

October 13, 2014 12:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.                              

U.S. Investigates Michelin Truck Tires

October 13, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that some Michelin heavy truck tires can fail and cause crashes.                                       

Nissan Recalls Altimas For Latch Problem

October 10, 2014 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.                        

Mitsubishi Recalls Cars, SUVs For Stalling Problem

October 10, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 166,000 older small cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can stall unexpectedly.                                     

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