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.
GM Allowed Recall Delay To Prove Air Bag SafetyAuto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit.
NHTSA Chief Says Honda Must Do More To Fix Air BagsHonda must do more to track down owners of 300,000 cars with highly dangerous Takata air bag inflators and make sure that they are repaired, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Wednesday.
US Confirms 11th Death Due To Takata Air BagsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in Riverside County, California.
Government Urges Owners Of Old Hondas To Get Air Bags FixedThe government is urging owners of older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous.
Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.
7 Automakers Add 4.4 Million Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall. Of the new recalls announced Thursday morning, General Motors had the largest total at 1.9 million vehicles.
8 Automakers Recall Over 12M Vehicles For Takata Air BagsEight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.
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.
Toyota Adds 331,000 Cars To Air Bag RecallsToyota is adding 331,000 cars worldwide to an existing recall of passenger air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata. The new recall includes the 2008 Corolla and Corolla Matrix sedans and the 2008-2010 Lexus SC430 convertible.
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.
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.