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.
Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.
Up To 40 Million More Takata Airbags Need To Be FixedThe largest recall in American history just got bigger. Federal regulators announced Wednesday that 35 to 40 million more Takata airbag inflators need to be fixed.
Cause Of Takata Air Bag Explosions ReleasedScientists, hired by the auto-industry, say they have figured out what caused Takata air bags to suddenly explode. The Independent Testing Coalition says design issues, moisture, high humidity, heat and the use of a controversial propellant called ammonium nitrate are all factors. This is consistent with Takata's findings.
Good Question: Where Does Money From Government Fines Go?Takata Corporation copped to mishandling a defect</a> that killed at least eight people and left others -- including a Minnesota woman -- blind. The government hands out billions in fines every year, but where does that money go?
Full List Of Takata Airbag Recalled Vehicles ReleasedThis morning, the government has released the full list of vehicles impacted by the Takata air bag recall. The recall involves 11 auto manufacturers covering about 34 million vehicles.
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.
Takata Air Bag Recall Now Largest In U.S. HistoryA deadly flaw in air bags has sparked the largest product recall in American history.
Takata Air Bag Recall Now Largest In U.S. HistoryUnder pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Toyota, Nissaon Recall 6.5M More Cars Over Airbag IssuesToyota and Nissan have recalled 6.5 million more cars over potentially faulty airbags. The airbags were made by the Japanese company Takata, the same company at the center of a recent recall that forced tens of millions of other vehicles off the road.
Japanese Company Faces Fines For Not Cooperating In Airbag InvestigationTakata, the Japanese company accused of making faulty airbags that blinded a woman in Minnesota, is facing a $14,000 fine for each day it didn’t cooperate in a U.S. government investigation.
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.