BMW hit with $40 million fine for recall violations

By USA Today

Dec 21, 2015

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U.S. auto-safety regulators imposed a penalty of up to $40 million on BMW North America for recall failures.

As part of an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, BMW admitted to violating U.S. regulations requiring prompt reporting of defects. BMW's fines come amid a litany of safety scandals in the auto industry: NHTSA has penalized General Motors and Fiat Chrysler over the last two years for their own failures to fix vehicles expeditiously and notify safety officials promptly of defects. 

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