Volkswagen Group Recalls Audis; Passenger Air Bags May Be DisabledThe recall covers certain 2017 through 2020 Audi A4, RS5, A5, S4 and S5 models.
U.S. Investigating Possible Air Bag Failures In GM VehiclesThe U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
Over 250K Nissan Vehicles Recalled To Replace Takata Air BagsNissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
Takata Airbag Fault Forces Recall Of Another 1.4M VehiclesFaulty Takata airbags have already caused the largest auto recall in history, with tens of millions of cars affected. Now a newly discovered defect has prompted the recall of another 1.4 million vehicles.
Takata Agrees To Guilty Plea, Will Pay $1 Billion For Hiding DefectTakata will pay a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million to individuals who were injured by the air bags and $850 million to automakers that purchased the inflators.
US Confirms 11th Death Due To Takata Air BagsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in Riverside County, California.
Government: US Air Bag Parts Maker Is Stonewalling Probe Of DeathThe investigation is separate from one that resulted in the recall of 69 million inflators in the U.S. made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.9 Million Vehicles Worldwide For Air Bag DefectFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.9 million vehicles worldwide because their air bags might not deploy in a crash.
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.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls More Than 1.7 Million Trucks For Air Bag, Weld ProblemsThe company says it knows of two injuries caused by the problem but no crashes.
Dodge Chargers Recalled; Door Slam Can Make Air Bags InflateFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 322,000 sedans worldwide because side air bags can inflate if doors are slammed too hard.
Honda Announces Another Recall For Faulty Takata Air BagsThe recall spans 17 models, including the Fit subcompact, Stream minivan and CR-V SUVs.
Honda Reports Eighth Death From Exploding Takata Air BagsThe company says 26-year-old Jewel Brangman died in a September 2014 crash in Los Angeles County, California.
More Than 2M Vehicles Recalled A 2nd Time For Faulty Air BagsMore 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.
US Probes Jeep Cherokee Fires, Nissan Rogue Air Bag TroubleU.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn't inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.