Government Issues Urgent Call For Airbag Repair In Acura, Honda VehiclesThe U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous.
Honda Adds 1M Civics, Accords To Passenger Air Bag RecallAt the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
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.
More Than 2M Cars Recalled To Fix Faulty AirbagsMore than two million vehicles are being recalled to once again fix faulty airbags. The recall covers nine different Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac, and Toyota models, made from 2002 to 2004.
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.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
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.
Automated Driving Is The FutureGeneral Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
Some Fear Auto Industry Returning To Bad HabitsAs the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.
American Cars In Decline? GM's Role In The International Recall WarGM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.
Good Question: Which Cars Are The Most American?The buzz about the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad for Chyrsler has put the issue of buying an American car back in the forefront. But in an age when some American cars are assembled overseas, and some Japanese cars are assembled in the U.S., which cars are the most “American?”
Walser Car Dealerships Applying Technology To BusinessSmart phones have made the car buying experience very different. Now the industry is taking notice.