Air Bag Maker Takata Bankruptcy Expected Monday In Japan, USTakata couldn't withstand expected hefty lawsuit verdicts and penalties it must pay for making faulty air bag inflators.
Report: 4 Companies Selling New Cars With Potentially Deadly Takata InflatorsTakata inflators can deteriorate over time and rupture, presenting a potential danger to drivers and passengers.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 500,000 Jeeps; Air Bags May Not WorkThe problem was discovered by a company investigation.
Air Bag Danger: US Counts 85 Million Unrecalled Takata InflatorsThe vehicles, which are now being driven in the U.S., would all have to be replaced if the company can't prove the inflators are safe.
AP Source: Scientists Find Cause Of Air Bag ExplosionsA Virginia rocket science firm hired by 10 automakers has been running tests.
As Deaths Rise, So Do Chances Of Total Takata Air Bag RecallSince 2008, 14 automakers have recalled 24 million vehicles to replace the inflators, which can rupture in a crash, shooting metal shards at the driver and passengers.
GM Recalls 200,000 Cars For Takata Air Bag TroubleOwners will get letters notifying them of the recalls, and then another letter when the parts are available.
Automakers To Recall 5 Million Vehicles For Another Air Bag ProblemAnother problem has developed with automotive air bags, this one resulting in recalls of 5 million vehicles.
Honda To Recall 2.2 Million Vehicles For Takata Air Bag TroubleHonda's recall includes older model years dating to 2005, but also has some newer vehicles from as recently as the 2015 and 2016 model years.
Another Death Reported In Crash Involving Takata Air BagsAnother driver has died in a crash that involved an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but it's unclear whether the inflator killed the person.
Takata Air Bag Problem Widens To Some 2015 GM VehiclesThe deadly problem with exploding Takata air bag inflators continues to spread to newer vehicles, this time hitting a small number of 2015 General Motors cars and SUVs.
Second Company Probed For Air Bag Inflator MalfunctionsThe problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.