Air Bag

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's (TK Holdings Inc.) crash-testing facility August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Autopsy Finds Texas Man Was Killed By Exploding Air Bag

An autopsy has found that a metal disc from a defective air bag sliced into a Texas man’s neck and killed him after a low-speed car accident last month.

02/09/2015

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Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas Man

Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

01/29/2015

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Honda Quietly Will Repair Air Bags Nationwide

Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag inflators across the U.S., even though its latest recall for the problem only covers cars in Texas and 12 other high-humidity states and territories.

11/17/2014

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Ford Recalls 850K Cars On Short Circuit Concerns

If the short circuit occurs, restraint devices including the air bags, pretensioners, and side curtains might not work in a crash.

10/01/2014

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's (TK Holdings Inc.) crash-testing facility August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce Air Bag Recall

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying.

04/11/2013