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.
GM Recalls Older Sports Cars To Fix Air Bag Sensor ProblemGeneral Motors is recalling 107,000 older sports cars worldwide because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag.
Mercedes Recalls Some 48K SUVs To Fix Air Bag SensorMercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 48,000 SUVs in the U.S. to fix a sensor problem that could stop the front passenger air bag from inflating 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.
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.
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.