Faulty Air Bags

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–8 hours ago

Air Force Lt. Stephanie Erdman, whose eye was injured by airbag shrapnel from her 2002 Honda Civic, is surrounded by pictures showing the accident as she testifies before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014, on the Takata airbag defects and the vehicle recall process.  (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To Automakers

The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2014

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Feds Threaten To Act Against Air Bag Maker Takata

A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2014

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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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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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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.

10/22/2014

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BMW: Faulty Air Bags Bring Recall Of 45k Older Model 3 Series

BMW is recalling 45,000 older-model 3 Series sedans in America; the air bags may not inflate properly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

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