Chrysler Gives In To Government, Expands Air Bag RecallThe automaker said Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks in the U.S., as demanded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Automakers To Jointly Probe Takata Air BagsInflators used in certain air bags made by the Japanese supplier Takata Corp. can explode with too much force and spew shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
Honda Admits Failing To Report Deaths, InjuriesHonda blamed the lapses on inadvertent data entry and computer programming errors, as well as a misinterpretation of the federal TREAD act, a law passed in 2000 requiring faster reporting of deaths, injuries and safety defects by automakers.
Audi Recalling Nearly 102,000 Cars To Fix Air BagsAudi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.
US Turns Up Heat On Takata Over Air Bag ProblemU.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.
Gov't Pushes Air Bag Maker On Replacement PartsTakata, the world's second-largest air bag maker with 22 percent of the market, has been plagued by problems for the past 13 years.
What You Need To Know About Massive Air Bag RecallSo far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been recalled for the problem.
Government Ups Air Bag Warning To 7.8M VehiclesThe U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag PerformanceThe probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn't deploy.
BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag ProblemBMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.
Drivers Beware: Your Air Bag May Not DeployHere's an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don't always deploy when drivers - or regulators - expect them to.
Nissan Issues Second Recall For Air Bag Problems In More Than 1 Million VehiclesIt's the company's second recall to fix air bags that may not inflate in a crash.
Nissan Recalls 5 Models For Air Bag ProblemNissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag.