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More Than 2M Vehicles Recalled A 2nd Time For Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.

01/31/2015

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US Probes Jeep Cherokee Fires, Nissan Rogue Air Bag Trouble

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn’t inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2015

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BMW To Replace Air Bags Nationwide, Joining Other Automakers

BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side air bags across the entire U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Chrysler Gives In To Government, Expands Air Bag Recall

The automaker said Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks in the U.S., as demanded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Automakers To Jointly Probe Takata Air Bags

Inflators used in certain air bags made by the Japanese supplier Takata Corp. can explode with too much force and spew shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

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Honda Admits Failing To Report Deaths, Injuries

Honda blamed the lapses on inadvertent data entry and computer programming errors, as well as a misinterpretation of the federal TREAD act, a law passed in 2000 requiring faster reporting of deaths, injuries and safety defects by automakers.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

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Audi Recalling Nearly 102,000 Cars To Fix Air Bags

Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

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US Turns Up Heat On Takata Over Air Bag Problem

U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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Gov’t Pushes Air Bag Maker On Replacement Parts

Takata, the world’s second-largest air bag maker with 22 percent of the market, has been plagued by problems for the past 13 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2014

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What You Need To Know About Massive Air Bag Recall

So far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been recalled for the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2014

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