U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Barbara Boxer (D-CA), ranking member of the Senate EPW Committee, praised unanimous support for the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act (DRIVE Act) at the Senate EPW markup on June 24th. Read more here.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s top auto-safety regulator, under fire for the government’s failure to detect defects at General Motors and the airbag supplier Takata, appealed for more money for vehicle investigations at a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday.
The hearing, before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, took a broad look at safety issues, including a long-delayed recall of G.M. cars linked to at least 117 deaths and a continuing recall in the United States of about 32 million vehicles with defective airbags made by Takata. Read more here.