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Former FBI boss expected to leave role at Takata fund to head U.S. election probe

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by CarSpotter Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was named in April to lead a compensation fund for automakers and people harmed by faulty Takata airbags, was appointed special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential… … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Jaguar, Land Rover models face NHTSA probe for rollaway risk

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by Adam Taves Some Land Rover SUVs and Jaguar XF sedans are being evaluated following reports of consumer injuries after the vehicles rolled away while parked, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Takata could pay up to $1 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe, report says

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by ATOMIC Hot Links Takata is nearing a criminal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and is expected to pay up to $ 1 billion to resolve allegations of wrongdoing related to its faulty airbag inflators, The Wall Street Journal reported today. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

U.S. senators seek federal probe of Takata-linked explosion

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by JeepersMedia Two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 22 crash and explosion of a truck carrying Takata Corp. airbag parts that killed a woman and injured four others. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

S. Korea suspends sale of 32 VW, Audi, Bentley models in emissions probe

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by Christian Junker | Photography South Korea suspended the sale of 32 Volkswagen Group models and fined the German automaker 17.8 billion won ($ 16.06 million), accusing it of forging documents on emissions or noise-level tests. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

VW board member and ex-CEO Winterkorn in criminal probe over market manipulation

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by markus spiske A current member of Volkswagen Group’s management board is the target of a criminal investigation, along with ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn, over market manipulation related to the automaker’s diesel-emissions scandal. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed