US Probes 4 Deaths In Hyundai-Kia Cars When Air Bags FailedAir bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why.
Ford Adds 33,000 Trucks To Do-Not-Drive List Due To Air Bag IssuesFord and U.S. safety regulators are telling the owners of 33,428 Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them because they have Takata air bag inflators "that are an immediate risk to safety."
Woman Hurt By Takata Air Bag Urges Owners To Get Cars FixedA woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda's effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts replaced.
Mitsubishi Recalls Cars Twice To Replace Takata Air BagsMitsubishi is recalling 66,000 cars for a second time to replace faulty Takata front passenger air bag inflators.
Mazda Recalls Nearly 80,000 Vehicles To Replace Air BagsMazda is recalling nearly 80,000 cars and SUVs, some of them for a second time, to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The recall covers certain vehicles from 2007 through 2009 and 2012.
Takata Adds New Inflator Type To Huge Air Bag RecallTakata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall.
Air Bag Maker Takata Files For Bankruptcy In Japan, USJapanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people.
Dodge Minivans Recalled For Air Bag ProblemFiat Chrysler is recalling 297,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada because the driver's front air bag can inflate unexpectedly. The recall covers Dodge Grand Caravans from 2011 and 2012.
Takata Pleads Guilty In Air Bag ScandalJapanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing an air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S.
Takata Pleads Guilty, To Pay $1B For Hiding Air Bag DefectTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
GM Allowed Recall Delay To Prove Air Bag SafetyAuto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit.
NHTSA Chief Says Honda Must Do More To Fix Air BagsHonda must do more to track down owners of 300,000 cars with highly dangerous Takata air bag inflators and make sure that they are repaired, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Wednesday.