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Toyota hit with whopping $17.35 million fine from NHTSA

Toyota hit with whopping $17.35 million fine from NHTSA

Toyota is finding itself with a big bill to pay today, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hitting the company with a $17.35 million fine. The fine is based on safety defects discovered in 2010 Lexus RX 350s, though Toyota isn't getting fined simply because those defects exist. Instead, the company is getting hit with this fine because it allegedly failed to report these defects within the allowed window of five business days.

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Honda recalls 800,000 more vehicles for parking brake failure

Honda recalls 800,000 more vehicles for parking brake failure

This hasn't been a good past few months for the auto industry. We've written about ten different recalls this year alone, and while that certainly doesn't count all of the recalls that have happened, that's still a lot of cars that are at risk of some big problems. Honda is the latest to issue a recall, saying that 800,000 of their vehicles are at risk of rolling away due to a potential parking brake failure.

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Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony has stopped selling its Xperia tablet after discovering a manufacturing defect in some units. Tablet sales were put on hold after Sony found that there were gaps between the screen and the case on some units and that left the machines vulnerable to water damage. A gap between the screen and the case of a tablet that is supposed to be water resistant is a significant problem.

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Chrysler recalls 87,000 2010 Jeep Wranglers

Chrysler recalls 87,000 2010 Jeep Wranglers

Chrysler has recalled 87,000 Jeep Wranglers in 2010 model year due to the risk of fire. The recall only affects Wranglers from the 2010 model year that are equipped with an automatic transmission and rolled off the assembly line before July 14, 2010 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

There is an insane number of intricacies when it comes to building a car. Even something as seemingly innocuous as the windshield wipers need to be assembled perfectly or there could be reasons for concern. Case in point - the latest automobile recall that targets more than 140,000 Ford Focus cars on the market. It's a problem that lasted for more than a year before Ford realized it and fixed it.

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