Obama administration eyes leadership change at auto safety agency: source

Acting NHTSA administrator David Friedman explains that General Motors will agree to a record fine of $35 million in civil penalties in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The acting chief of the NHTSA, the top U.S. automotive safety regulator, is unlikely to be nominated for the job and an active search is under way to fill the position, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. After a series of perceived failures at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, David Friedman, who has served this year as acting head of the agency, is not expected to be tapped by the Obama administration for the job, the source said. …

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