Jeff Bennett

Wall Street Journal

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Automotive reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Jeff Bennett on KCRW

Airbags are supposed to protect passengers during car crashes, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says bags installed in millions of cars are  an immediate danger …

Can a Japanese Airbag Protect You from Itself?

Airbags are supposed to protect passengers during car crashes, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says bags installed in millions of cars are an immediate danger …

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After receiving  results from an international investigation  today, General Motors CEO Mary Barra fired 15 people, disciplined five more and admitted to repeated delays in recalling…

GM's Internal Report on Recall Failures

After receiving results from an international investigation today, General Motors CEO Mary Barra fired 15 people, disciplined five more and admitted to repeated delays in recalling…

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