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Resource ID: #15991
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Consumer Reports
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Date: Feb. 1999

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Consumer Reports' nine months of independent testing and reporting revealed that replacement parts used by auto manufacturers are often made by separate companies with lower standards. Many insurance plans require the use of these imitation parts, which can save the insurance industry billions, but car owners bear the cost of sometimes poorer safety and quality.

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