Lawsuits Accuse Automakers Of Faulty Air Bags, Recall DelaysThree class action lawsuits claim General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes all knew of problems with exploding Takata air bag inflators years before issuing recalls.
Hyundai Recalls Sonatas; Air Bags May Not Inflate In CrashHyundai is recalling nearly 155,000 Sonata midsize cars in the U.S. because the air bags may not inflate in a crash.
BMW Recalls SUVs; Passenger Air Bag May Not Inflate In CrashBMW is recalling more than 85,000 SUVs in the U.S. because a mat that detects front-seat passengers can fail, meaning the air bag might not inflate in a crash.
How A Dangerous Takata Air Bag Made Its Way Into A Used CarThe Accord had been fixed up and sold in March of 2016 to the family of Karina Dorado, a 19-year-old woman whose trachea was punctured by shrapnel spewed by the faulty air bag.
US Probes Air Bag Computer Failures In 2012 Jeep LibertyThe U.S. government is investigating complaints that air bag control computers in some Jeep Liberty SUVs can fail, preventing the air bags from inflating in a crash.
Ford Recalling 36,000 Vehicles For Air Bag DefectFord Motor Co is recalling more than 36,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because their air bags may not inflate properly.
GM Recalls Older Sports Cars To Fix Air Bag Sensor ProblemGeneral Motors is recalling 107,000 older sports cars worldwide because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag.
Mercedes Recalls Some 48K SUVs To Fix Air Bag SensorMercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 48,000 SUVs in the U.S. to fix a sensor problem that could stop the front passenger air bag from inflating in a crash.
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.