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Toyota recalls 3.4M vehicles because airbags may not deploy in crashes

The automaker said the recalled vehicles may have an electronic control unit that does not have adequate protection against electrical noise that can occur in crashes, which could lead to incomplete or non-deployment of the airbags.
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Safety advocate drops lawsuit after service bulletins get posted on NHTSA site

The Center for Auto Safety said that before its federal lawsuit, the service bulletins were often hard for the public to locate and the DOT wasn't "consistently" posting them on the Internet. The center agreed to drop its case last month once the DOT posted thousands of the service bulletins, which include warranty and policy memos, product improvement notices and repair instructions for dealership service departments.
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Plan to gut Obama-era auto mileage rules is getting dialed back, report says

Instead of capping mileage and tailpipe greenhouse gas emission requirements after the 2020 model year, the EPA and Department of Transportation plan to require annual 1.5 percent increases under those requirements for 2021-26 vehicle fleets, Bloomberg reported.
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Tesla reaches deal clearing way for Michigan service centers, report says

In a partial victory for Tesla, a settlement with Michigan clears the way for the electric vehicle maker to open service centers in the state through a subsidiary, Bloomberg reported. Customers will still have to title their cars in another state and transfer them to Michigan.
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