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U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Black Boxes in All Cars

Devices that record crash-related data would be required in all new cars and light trucks under a U.S. Department of Transportation proposal made on Friday to broaden their growing use in the United States. The proposed rule, which may stir …

Tensions between Air France, Airbus Erupt in Crash Investigation

A row has erupted between Air France and Airbus as pressure grows to explain the 2009 Rio-Paris plane crash using data recovered from black boxes. The tensions were laid bare inadvertently by a top official, following days of finger-pointing in …