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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Mazda Recalls Nearly 80K Vehicles to Replace Faulty Air Bags

Mazda Recalls Nearly 80K Vehicles to Replace Faulty Air Bags

Mazda is recalling nearly 80,000 cars and SUVs, some for a second time, to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The recall covers front passenger inflators on certain 2007 through 2009 and 2012...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

Takata Adds New Type of Inflator to Huge Air Bag Recall

Takata Adds New Type of Inflator to Huge Air Bag Recall

Takata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall from Ford, Nissan...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017

BMW Recalls 230K Vehicles That May Have Takata Air Bags

BMW Recalls 230K Vehicles That May Have Takata Air Bags

BMW is recalling more than 230,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The automaker says the vehicles may have had a driver's air bag replaced with a Takata...

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Gov't: Takata Air Bag Recalls to Cover 42M Cars When Done

Gov't: Takata Air Bag Recalls to Cover 42M Cars When Done

The U.S. government says automakers will end up recalling 42 million vehicles with potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. The National Highway Safety Administration released a schedule...

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

Toyota: 5.8M Vehicles Added to Global Takata Recall

Toyota: 5.8M Vehicles Added to Global Takata Recall

Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says it knows of one person injured in a crash...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

GM Recalls 308K Chevy Impalas Over Faulty Air Bags

GM Recalls 308K Chevy Impalas Over Faulty Air Bags

General Motors is recalling nearly 308,000 older Chevrolet Impala sedans in the U.S. and Canada because the air bags might not inflate in a crash. The recall covers Impalas from the 2009 and 2010 model...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Takata Recall Grows by 35 Million to 40 Million

Takata Recall Grows by 35 Million to 40 Million

Takata has agreed to recall another 35 million to 40 million air bag inflators, a stunning increase that will more than double what already is the largest automotive recall in American history.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

840K Cars, Mostly Mercedes, Recalled Over Air Bags

840K Cars, Mostly Mercedes, Recalled Over Air Bags

German auto corporation Daimler AG is recalling 840,000 vehicles in the U.S. because they have potentially defective driver's side air bags made by Takata Corp.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Honda Recalls 2.2M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

Honda Recalls 2.2M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. The recall is a big chunk...

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

US Fines Takata $70 Million in Air Bag Recall Case

US Fines Takata $70 Million in Air Bag Recall Case

U.S. auto safety regulators fined Takata Corp. of Japan $70 million for lapses in the way it handled recalls of millions of explosion-prone air bags that are responsible for eight deaths and more than 100...

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