Texans Warned "Do Not Drive" 2006 Ford Ranger, Mazda B-SeriesThe U.S. Department of Transportation is urging vehicle owners in Texas and several other states with defective Takata air bags to seek repairs immediately.
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.
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.
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 Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Halt Air Bag LawsuitsAuto parts supplier Takata is asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge for an injunction prohibiting three governments from prosecuting lawsuits involving the company's lethally defective air bag inflators.
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.
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.
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.
Ford Adds 816,000 Vehicles To Takata Air Bag RecallFord is adding more than 816,000 vehicles in North America to the growing Takata air bag inflator recall.