Lawsuit: Dealerships Turned Off Airbags Before Crash That Killed CoupleThe Burns bought the used car from the dealerships. Their lawsuit says before selling the car to the Burns, the dealerships were "aware" of on-going problems with the "airbag system."
GM Recalls 4M Vehicles For Air Bag Defect Linked To 1 DeathGeneral Motors recalled more than 4 million vehicles, most of them in the U.S., to fix an air bag software defect. The vehicles involved in the recall are all from the 2014-2017 model years.
Takata Airbag Recall To Grow By More Than 35 MillionTakata will recall another 35 million to 40 million air bag inflators, a stunning increase that will more than double what already is the largest automotive recall in American history, the federal government announced Wednesday.
85M More U.S. Vehicles Could Face Takata Airbag RecallThe nation's highway safety watchdog says U.S. cars and trucks have about 85 million Takata air bag inflators in them that haven't been recalled.
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.
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.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
Honda Quietly Will Repair Air Bags NationwideHonda 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.
Another GM Recall: 1.18M SUVs For Air Bag Issue General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.
Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce Air Bag RecallToyota, 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.