Lawmakers Seek Answers From Takata, U.S. On Faulty Air BagsLawmakers are seeking answers from the maker of defective air bags and federal regulators as they focus on the biggest auto-safety recall in U.S. history. Japan's Takata Corp. agreed last month to declare 33.8 million air bags defective.
More Details Released In Takata Airbag RecallDetails on the massive air bag recall are starting to come out, including which cars are included. Takata, a Japanese company, agreed to recall nearly 34-million cars and trucks. Their air bags can explode with too much force, shooting shrapnel into passengers.
Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To AutomakersThe 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.
Airbag Manufacturer Defies U.S. Demand To Expand RecallThe maker of a defective air bag is defying a demand by the U.S. government to expand a recall. The Takata Corporation manufactures the air bag which has led to the deaths of at least five people, and dozens of injuries worldwide.
Woman Blinded By Airbag Working With Klobuchar To Hold Co. AccountableShashi Chopra sat at her kitchen table, surrounded by her husband, and two children, and cried a little as she recalled that accident in March of 2013.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
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.
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.
General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag ConcernsThe recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.