Tag: airbag

Takata Recalls 10 Million Replacement Airbag Inflators in U.S.

Takata Recalls 10 Million Replacement Airbag Inflators in U.S.

Takata is recalling 10 million replacement air bag inflators in the U.S. because they can explode and shoot deadly pieces of metal.

/ January 9, 2020
Safety airbag sign in the car

Honda to Recall 1.2 Million Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbags

Honda Motor Corp. has announced plans to recall about 1.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles to replace faulty Takata airbag inflators which can explode without warning, severely injuring and even killing occupants inside the cab.

/ March 27, 2019
Toyota and Ford Expand Airbag Recall After Death

Toyota and Ford Expand Airbag Recall After Death

Toyota and Ford are expanding recalls for vehicles with Takata air bags after the driver of a 2006 Ford Ranger died from an explosion.

/ January 29, 2018
Mitsubishi Mirage

Mitsubishi Recalls 84,000 Mirages Over Potentially Defective Airbags

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is recalling nearly 84,000 subcompact Mirage cars in the U.S. because of a wiring problem that may cause the airbags to fail during a crash.

/ December 1, 2017
Honda has confirmed that an 12th person in the United States has been killed by an exploding Takata airbag, but this time the death was not the result of a car crash — he was fixing the car.

Exploding Airbag Kills Man Repairing 2001 Honda Accord

Honda has confirmed that an 12th person in the United States has been killed by an exploding Takata airbag, but this time the death was not the result of a car crash — he was fixing the car.

/ July 10, 2017
Airbag Recall Takata

Two-Thirds of 46 Million Takata Airbags Not Fixed Yet

Over 65% of the 46.2 million recalled Takata airbags have not been fixed since the repairs began in 2015, according to Senator Bill Nelson in Florida. He is urging automakers to pick up the pace on making replacements and warning...

/ June 1, 2017
Takata Airbag Lawsuit Filed in Texas

Texas Woman Files Lawsuit After Takata Airbag Explodes

A woman who nearly died when her airbag exploded after a minor traffic accident has filed a lawsuit seeking over $1 million from Takata and Honda.

/ November 9, 2016