Posts Tagged ‘recalls’

  • Federal legislation proposed to require rental cars receive recall repairs Tuesday, May 31, 2011 � by jg

    Associated Press: New York Senator Charles Schumer said his bill would prevent car rental agencies from renting vehicles under recall unless the problem has been fixed.

  • Breaking news: Toyota reaches settlement in sudden acceleration case Friday, September 17, 2010 � by jg

    Los Angeles Times: “Toyota Motor Corp. has quietly settled a high-profile lawsuit over a fatal crash near San Diego last year that drew national attention to sudden acceleration in its vehicles and led to massive recalls,” Ken Bensinger reports.

  • FTC asked to require Enterprise to fix recalled rental cars Thursday, August 12, 2010 � by jg

    New York Times: Two consumer safety groups have asked the Federal Trade Commission to order Enterprise Rent-A-Car not to rent cars with safety recalls until repairs are made. There is not now any restriction on renting vehicles under recall that have not been fixed.

  • In wake of recalls, what to look for in a safe crib Wednesday, July 21, 2010 � by jg

    Wall Street Journal: Reporter Anjali Athavaley talks to experts in an effort to answer the question, “What exactly makes a safe crib?”

  • Are we suffering from “recall fatigue”? Friday, July 2, 2010 � by jg

    Washington Post: “There is so much information out there, if you paid attention to every recall notice that came out every day, you’d go nuts.”

  • Toyota waited 12 years before fixing problem that led to loss of steering control Monday, June 14, 2010 � by jg

    USA Today: Documents revealed as part of a lawsuit showed Toyota was dealing with cracking and breaking steering relay rods for 12 years before recalling nearly a million trucks in the U.S. that had the problem.

  • Congressional committee chair says he hasn’t gotten a “straight story” from J&J Friday, June 11, 2010 � by jg

    New York Times: Edolphus Towns said Johnson & Johnson has held up an investigation his committee has undertaken into the company’s recent pediatric drug recalls.