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US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag Performance

The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag Problem

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014

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Drivers Beware: Your Air Bag May Not Deploy

Here’s an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don’t always deploy when drivers – or regulators – expect them to.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2014

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Nissan Issues Second Recall For Air Bag Problems In More Than 1 Million Vehicles

It’s the company’s second recall to fix air bags that may not inflate in a crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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Nissan Recalls 5 Models For Air Bag Problem

Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty SUVs Recalled To Fix Air Bags

Chrysler is recalling more than 744,500 older model Jeep SUV’s in the U.S. because the air bags can inflate while people are driving them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

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Ford Recalls Fiesta Subcompact For Air Bag Problem

Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

Auto Dealers, Big 3 Wait For More Details On Counterfeit Air Bags

Auto dealers in metro Detroit, and the Big Three automakers themselves, are waiting to hear more details about a dangerous safety concern: counterfeit air bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

The 2006 Kia Rio sedan makes its world premiere, 11 January 2005, at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kia Recalls Rios For Air Bag Problem

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a faulty sensor could increase the risk of injury to a child passenger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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TRW Unveils New Generation of Adaptive Airbags

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) Tuesday announced its next generation of adaptive frontal passenger airbags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2011

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