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BMW expands air bag recall

(AP) BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side air bags across the entire U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pushing companies to recall older cars with air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. ...

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Paraplegic settles BMW roof-support suit (access required)

A Salisbury man paralyzed in a single-vehicle rollover crash eight years ago has settled his $20 million product liability lawsuit against automaker BMW, in which he alleged a design defect caused the car’s roof to cave inward, causing his catastrophic neck injury.

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Hands off the wheel: Self-driving cars could save money, lives

WASHINGTON — In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don’t do drugs, get distracted, fall asleep, run red lights or tailgate. And their reaction times are quicker. They do such ...

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Feds find 16 crashes, 5 injuries in BMW probe

DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators have found 16 crashes and five injuries in an investigation of transmission control problems with BMW 7-Series luxury cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating the cars last August. The agency has upgraded ...

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Unemployment rates fall in 29 states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell last month in most U.S. states, including in some hit hardest during the recession. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates declined in 29 states and rose in 8. Rates were unchanged in 13 ...

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