U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.
The recall spans 17 models, including the Fit subcompact, Stream minivan and CR-V SUVs.
The company says 26-year-old Jewel Brangman died in a September 2014 crash in Los Angeles County, California.
U.S. regulators have confirmed that an air bag made by Takata Corp. was involved in the April death of a woman in Louisiana , connecting the defective air bags to a seventh fatality.
Acura has recalled two models of SUVs because the automatic emergency braking systems can malfunction and put the vehicles at risk of a collision.
Automakers including Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. are scrambling to figure out which models are now covered.
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.
Production at the Honda plant will be cut in half for the rest of the week.
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.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships. But when […]