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  • Petition seeks to block CarMax sales of unrepaired recalled cars

    Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally. In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive...
  • New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate

    New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate
    Until this week, Florida was one of only two states in the nation that didn't have a law requiring car seats for kids who'd outgrown baby seats but were still too small for seat belts. But a law -- pushed by advocates for more than a decade -- signed by...
  • Autopsy says Georgia toddler died of hyperthermia, calls it homicide

    Autopsy says Georgia toddler died of hyperthermia, calls it homicide
    A Georgia man is facing murder charges after leaving his 22-month-old son strapped in a car seat in the family's SUV for seven hours on a day last week when temperatures climbed to the high 80s, according to an updated arrest warrant released Wednesday....
  • Talk about the 'sleeper' issue of our time!

    This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is. I've been evangelizing about the...
  • Police to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location this weekend in Glendale. The sobriety checkpoint will take place between 6 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. on Sunday at a local intersection, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot....
  • Google, Detroit diverge on road map for self-driving cars

    SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars. In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
  • Troubled Takata air bag inflators shipped also to Subaru, Mitsubishi

    Troubled Takata air bag inflators shipped also to Subaru, Mitsubishi
    Takata Corp , the Japanese auto parts maker, said potentially defective air bag inflators, that could explode with too much force, were also shipped to Japanese automakers Subaru and Mitsubishi Motors Corp . Last week, seven other automakers said they...
  • GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims

    GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims
    A special victims-compensation consultant hired by General Motors announced the details of a sweeping program to pay for the deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches in millions of the automaker’s small cars. Attorney Kenneth...
  • GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases

    GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases
    A special victims-compensation consultant hired by General Motors announced the details of a sweeping program to pay for the deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches in millions of the automaker’s small cars. Attorney Kenneth...
  • GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, most for ignition switch issue

    GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, most for ignition switch issue
    General Motors said Monday that it will recall an additional 7.6 million vehicles in the U.S. for ignition problems and other safety defects. This latest round of recalls includes 6.8 million older cars, because the ignition switch in these vehicles can...
  • Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles

    Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators announced an expansion on Monday of a previous recall to include more model years of Fiat Chrysler vehicles that have ignition switches that can be inadvertently shut off. Added to a previous recall were model...