Texas Teenager Latest Victim Of Exploding Takata AirbagsA Houston teenager is the tenth person nationwide to die as a result of an faulty Takata airbag.
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.
Ford Recalls Nearly 391K Ranger Pickups Due To Air Bag DeathFord is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver's air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries.
Takata Air Bag Recalls Could Expand To 7 More CompaniesSeven more companies including electric car maker Tesla Motors may face recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp.
After Insistence From Feds, Takata Acknowledges Defects In Air Bag InflatorsAir bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.
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.
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.
Air Bag Maker Balks At Nationwide RecallTakata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
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.
US Official: Auto Safety Agency Under ReviewTransportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls