Automobile Safety

Volvo Pays for Safety Delay

by Thomas Stroble | July 13th, 2012

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that the North American division of Volvo will pay a $1.5 million penalty for delaying to report safety hazards and recalls to the NHTSA.

The agency began investigating Volvo Cars North America, LLC, in 2011. Officials examined six cases from 2010 and one case from 2012, all involving recalls issued by the U.S. division of the Volvo Car Corporation. What they found, the NHTSA says, is that Volvo repeatedly violated the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, a federal law which requires automakers to report safety hazards and defects to … Read More

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