Auto Recall Fines Would Increase to $300 Million Under Obama Administration Proposal

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edited September 2014 in MINI

imageAuto Recall Fines Would Increase to $300 Million Under Obama Administration Proposal

The Obama administration sent a bill to Congress on Tuesday that would increase to $300 million from $35 million the civil penalties that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration can levy against automakers who fail to act promptly on vehicle recalls.

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  • noscutnoscut Member Posts: 1
    Let me see if I have got this right. The automakers are reluctant to issue a recall for petty items, so Obama wants to increase the fines by 900%. That ought to get ride of the reluctance.
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