Faulty Air Bags

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Second Company Probed For Air Bag Inflator Malfunctions

The problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2015

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Takata Rejects Call For Compensation Fund, At Least For Now

Takata Corp. says a compensation fund for people hurt by exploding air bags isn’t needed at this time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2015

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Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles To Driver’s Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing U.S. recall of driver’s side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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US To Fine Air Bag Maker Takata $14,000 Per Day

The U.S. government says it will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in an investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2015

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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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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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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 950–12/18/2014

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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