NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesU.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles.
U.S. Says Air Bag Parts Maker Is Stonewalling, Threatens FinesThe federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash, and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation.
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.
Nissan Expands Air Bag Recall After Woman Injured By Flying ShrapnelNissan 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.