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Consent Order: Agreement between National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and General Motors

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http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/communications/pdf/May-16-2014-TQ14-001-Consent-Order.pdf

Text of the agreement between the federal agency and General Motors where the latter admitted to violating the Safety Act and agreed to pay a civil penalty of $35 million.  The violation related to a safety defect that resulted in the nondeployment of air bags in certain GM models.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.