How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used CarsA Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: the devices are being taken from wrecked cars and reused.
Watch Out For Certified Used Cars With Safety DefectsUnder a new Federal Trade Commission ruling, a dealer can now advertise used cars as certified -- even if it hasn’t fixed a safety problem under a recall notice.
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.
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.
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.