US Confirms 11th Death Due To Takata Air BagsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in Riverside County, California.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 200K Jeeps; Air Bags May Not WorkFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 224,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the air bags may not inflate in a crash.
U.S. Says Air Bag Parts Maker Is Stonewalling, Threatens FinesThe federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash, and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation.
Don't Slam The Door: Nissan Versa Air Bags Might InflateThe government is investigating complaints that side air bags on some Nissan Versa small cars can inflate if the driver or passenger doors are slammed to hard.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 500,000 Jeeps; Air Bags May Not WorkFiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag may not inflate in a crash.
Texan Among 10 Who Have Died Due To Exploding Air BagsFourteen automakers have recalled about 24 million vehicles in the U.S. because of faulty Takata air bag inflators that can explode.
Automakers To Recall 5M Vehicles For Another Air Bag ProblemAnother problem with automotive air bags, this one resulting in recalls of up to 5 million vehicles. Continental Automotive Systems says moisture can get inside its control computers, causing the power supplies to corrode and fail.
U.S. Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag FailuresU.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.
After Insistence From Feds, Takata Acknowledges Defects In Air Bag InflatorsAir bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.
Nissan Expands Air Bag Recall After Woman Injured By Flying ShrapnelNissan is adding 45,000 small cars to a previous recall after a woman was injured by flying shrapnel from an exploding air bag. The woman's 2006 Nissan Sentra was not part of any recall.
Autopsy Finds Texas Man Was Killed By Exploding Air BagAn 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.
Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas ManFederal 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.