It’s no surprise that recalls are an unfortunate eventuality for automakers worldwide. In preventing these issues, manufacturers will complete many thousands of miles in validation testing in different conditions. Regardless, it’s impossible to completely eliminate any and all mechanical hurdles.

Many automakers have the best intentions when it comes to swiftly issuing recalls and getting vehicles fixed. However, a recent study by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business shows that 73-percent of recalls are announced in clusters, suggesting a pattern to these types of announcements.

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Study Reveals That Automakers Are In No Hurry To Address Recalls

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