Lawmakers pressure Fiat Chrysler to support ban on renting recalled vehicles

The Hill Reports that Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) are pressuring automaker Fiat Chrysler to support a bill that would ban car rental companies from distributing recalled vehicles.  Fiat Chrysler was recently fined $105 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for allegedly failing to properly notify drivers, car dealerships and federal regulators about recalls that affected about 11 million vehicles. The company has also been accused of neglecting to repair cars in a timely fashion, as required by a 1966 law.

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