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GM Expert: 21 Deaths Eligible For Compensation

September 22, 2014 1:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by the company to compensate victims, said Monday in an Internet posting that he received 143 death claims as of Friday, and 21 of those have been deemed eligible for payments.         

Study Shows Apple's New iPhones Score Big In Durability

September 22, 2014 11:49 am | by Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus...

Deliberations To Resume In Ga. Salmonella Trial

September 22, 2014 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Jurors are scheduled to continue working toward a...

GM Expert Says 19 Deaths Eligible For Compensation

September 15, 2014 1:27 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19,...

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Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiestas

September 15, 2014 1:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years.                                             

Ford Recalls Hybrid SUVs For Stalling Problem

September 12, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.                                      

Toyota Recalls Pickups For Air Bag Problem

September 11, 2014 1:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling about 140,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags.                                  

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Complaint Sparks Probe Of Minivan Issue

September 9, 2014 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A man's complaint that his Chrysler minivan stalled unexpectedly after refueling has brought an inquiry from U.S. safety regulators.                                 

Chrysler Confronts Safety Concerns

August 28, 2014 3:42 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

An electrical component found in millions of Chrysler's vehicles is generating problems for owners.                                           

Spiders Force Suzuki Recall

August 27, 2014 9:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the gas tank to deform, causing cracks, fuel leaks and possible fires.         

Hewlett-Packard Recalls 5M AC Power Cords

August 27, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.             

U.S. Closes Probe Into Camry Hybrid Brake Problems

August 26, 2014 1:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.                                 

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U.S. Probes Ford Explorer Police Vehicles

August 26, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs.                                  

Guilty Plea In California Meat-Recall Case

August 26, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.                 

Ford Recalling More Than 160K Vehicles

August 22, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues.                                               

Nut Butters Recalled For Salmonella

August 20, 2014 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.                                    

Safety Agency Offers Online Recall Service

August 20, 2014 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.                                 

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4 At Slaughterhouse Behind Beef Recall Indicted

August 19, 2014 1:16 pm | by Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.   

Brita Recalls Children's Water Bottles

August 19, 2014 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.                                         

Recaro Recalls Child Safety Seats

August 19, 2014 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.                                       

Agency Opens Probe Into Fire Truck Recall

August 19, 2014 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall of 156 fire trucks last year was enough to fix a problem with aerial ladders that can unexpectedly fall.                         

Ex-Peanut Plant Head Says He Lied About Salmonella

August 15, 2014 11:48 am | by Kate Brumback, Associated Press | News | Comments

A former manager of a peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak lied to federal investigators to protect the company he worked for.                         

Jaguar Land Rover Recalling Nearly 41,000 Vehicles

August 13, 2014 1:27 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger's side might not work properly in a crash.                           

GM Issues 6 More Recalls Covering 312,000 Vehicles

August 11, 2014 12:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors has issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.                                     

GM Gets Claims In 63 Death Cases

August 11, 2014 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sixty-three death claims have been filed so far with the lawyer handling payments for those involved in wrecks caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches.                         

GM Issues Third Recall For SUVs That Can Catch Fire

August 8, 2014 12:01 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.                

Hyundai Fined $17.35M For Brake Defect

August 8, 2014 9:09 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.                     

FDA Says Georgia Plant Waited To Disclose Salmonella

August 8, 2014 9:06 am | by Russ Bynum, Associated Press | News | Comments

Officers at a Georgia peanut plant took five days to disclose that lab tests found salmonella in some of their products, despite repeated questioning from on-site inspectors rushing to find the source of a deadly national outbreak, a federal investigator testified Thursday.

FDA Rules Ga. Peanut Plant 'Not Fit' To Produce Food

August 7, 2014 9:55 am | by Russ Bynum, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak shipped food to customers that lab tests confirmed was tainted, failed to clean production equipment of possible contaminants and didn't ensure a peanut roaster was hot enough to kill bacteria, a federal inspector testified Wednesday.

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