The fines charged to automakers for failing to conduct timely recalls of unsafe models had been doubled to $35 million in a compromise bill agreed on by the House and Congress last week.  The Senate originally asked those penalties to be upped to $250 million. Recall fines The current maximum the government can charge for Read on! →

The Washington Post reports that the U.S. Senate passed a two-year, $109 billion bipartisan transportation bill today by a vote of 74-22. Sources indicate that the Senate transportation and highway bill will create jobs and improve the infrastructure through which commerce flows, including the U.S. interstate highway system. Job creation in an election year Senate Read on! →

Recently, lawmakers in Congress passed a transportation bill which was duly signed by the president. Among its other functions, which includes funding for highway repairs, was the release of technical service bulletins to the public, which normally are only between car makers and dealers. Public now has easier access to technical service bulletins Just hours Read on! →