Category Archives: Automotive


NHTSA – LACKS MONITORING AND OVERSIGHT PROCESSES

NHTSA – LACKS MONITORING AND OVERSIGHT PROCESSES

September 18, 2018  | Posted by: Andrew Malec, Ph.D.

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) recently conducted an audit of the recall processes of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (“NHTSA”) Office of Defects Investigation (“ODI”) and found that NHTSA did not adequately manage light passenger vehicle recalls. The… Continue Reading  

Can the Automotive Industry Handle a Trade War?

Can the Automotive Industry Handle a Trade War?

March 5, 2018  | Posted by: oadmin

President Trump recently announced a plan to push forward an increase in import tariffs on steel and aluminum. Steel will carry a 25% tariff and aluminum imports a 10% tariff. These tariffs could result in upheavals in production, pricing, and… Continue Reading  

Automotive Recalls – Why Don’t Customers Respond?

Automotive Recalls – Why Don’t Customers Respond?

May 2, 2017  | Posted by: oadmin

I admit it — I am one of those people. I don’t generally take my car in to be fixed for recall notices. It takes too much time, I hate waiting at the dealership, I hate dealing with alternate transportation… Continue Reading