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GM Recalls 3.8 million Vehicles in North America Due to Braking Issue

WASHINGTON — General Motors Co said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries. …

Lawyer Said Brake Failure Seen in Italian Bus Plunge

A lawyer for the relatives of victims in a deadly tour bus plunge in southern Italy says an initial technical examination of the wreckage is pointing to a transmission loss and brake failure. Andrea Pianese, a lawyer and technical expert …

Argentina Audits Trains After Crash Killed 51

Argentina’s government announced Tuesday it is sending government auditors to monitor the commuter rail company whose train crashed last week, killing 51 people and injuring 703. The auditors are supposed to oversee every aspect of the Trains of Buenos Aires, …