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Safety Advocates Demand Better Recall Effectiveness; NHTSA Under Fire

The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established in 1970 primarily to reduce deaths and injuries related to motor vehicle crashes. But safety advocates now accuse the agency of being “asleep at the wheel.” A

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Here’s Why Recall and Liability Claim Trends Are On The Rise

As we head into a new year, we’ve spotted a new trend impacting companies across all industries: product recalls are becoming more frequent, complex, and expensive. Based on our experience and analysis of the data, advanced technology, more efficient processes, complex supply chains and increasingly sophisticated products are creating more risks and challenges. Combine that with regulators’ increased focus on enforcing product safety policies globally, and it’s highly likely this global trend will continue.

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The Recall Trends and Data You Need in The Final Months of The Year

The latest data from our Third Edition Recall Index, the leading recall insights report, confirms recall activity has remained steady, for the most part, for the last 10 months despite the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with cases surging and a turbulent holiday season fast approaching, product safety challenges are on track to be even more difficult to manage as 2020 ends.

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This New App Can Improve Automotive Recall Effectiveness

In its effort to further enhance recall effectiveness, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced the launch of SaferCar, a free smartphone app that will notify drivers of recalls on their vehicles by simply inputting its information.

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The Automotive Industry Is Reopening, but Challenges Lie Ahead

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, car sales plummeted, automakers shut down plants, and the industry braced for one of their biggest challenges in history. The automotive industry, which represents the nation’s largest manufacturing sector and employs roughly 1.5 million people in manufacturing, sales, and service, took a major economic hit.

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