U.S. News Article on GM Recall and Nader’s Warnings

U.S. News Article on GM Recall and Nader’s Warnings

August, 2014

Dear Care for Crash Victims Community Members:

To recognize Nader’s warnings, it takes a scandal involving tragedies….

See http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/susan-milligan/2014/04/02/gms-recall-debacle-shows-ralph-naders-auto-warnings-still-ring-true

And we still don’t know how much GM and NHTSA knew using OnStar data.  

“OnStar handles about 10,000 emergency service requests a month, GM says. The figure that could go down as drivers have a greater understanding about what is (and isn’t) going on with their car….

A company spokesperson declined to comment on how the system’s data could have informed GM about faulty parts.”

See  http://fortune.com/2014/08/06/gm-car-safety-mary-chan/

Over the decade of this scandal, a GM report, published by NHTSA, in 2007 suggests there may have been about 3,500 airbag non-deployment frontal crashes.

Has NHTSA requested all such airbag non- deployment frontal crash OnStar data be made available to the public?


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