Air Bags

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Nissan Expands Air Bag Recall After Woman Injured By Flying Shrapnel

Nissan 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.

04/16/2015

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Honda Adds Vehicles To Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing recall of air bag inflators that can explode with too much force. Dealers will replace the driver air bag inflators for free.

03/19/2015

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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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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire nation. The move adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the recall list.

12/18/2014

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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.

12/12/2014

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Air Bag Maker Balks At Nationwide Recall

Takata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.

12/04/2014

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Honda Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states. The recall began this past June for high-humidity regions.

12/03/2014

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Takata Says Recall Decision Up To Automakers

Japan’s Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.

12/03/2014

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Automakers Expand Air Bag Recalls

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.

12/02/2014

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No Clear Answers On Air Bag Safety

After nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.

11/21/2014

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NHTSA To Push For National Air Bag Recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars which are equipped with faulty air bags that can injure and even kill a driver.

11/19/2014

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Honda Expands Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding hundreds of thousands of vehicles to their previously announced recall for Takata passenger air bags that can explode with too much force.

11/07/2014

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