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With the number of recalls at an all-time high, reports indicate that US lawmakers are considering a proposal which could bar the registration of vehicles with outstanding recalls that have not been performed. TheDetroitBureau.com reports that automakers have difficulty ensuring 75% to 80% of recalled vehicles are repaired, a problem that is more difficult the older the vehicle gets. The report quotes a Honda executive vice-president, Rich
10 automakers ordered to step up efforts to notify owners and fix vehicles
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Japanese safety regulators said on Tuesday that they had ordered automakers to move more quickly to repair defective airbags made by the Takata Corporation, saying that nearly half of the more than two million vehicles recalled in Japan were still being driven.
The Transport Ministry said it had ordered 10 domestic and foreign automakers
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Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed thatgiven timethey would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield wipers, cut the brakes or lock them up, and even kill the engine.
Their motives were not malicious. These hackers worked on behalf of the U.S. military, which along with the auto industry is scrambling to fortify