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Lawsuits Claim Automakers Knew About Defective Airbags Long Before Public

General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes have known about problems with defective Takata airbag inflators for years, thus necessarily delaying recalls at the cost of over 20 human lives and more than 200 serious injuries, according to a lawsuit...

/ March 15, 2018
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Takata Recalls 2.3 Million Airbags in Australia

The Australian government has announced a compulsory recall of 2.3 million vehicles equipped with defective Takata airbags, which have been linked to at least 23 deaths and nearly 200 serious injuries worldwide.

/ February 28, 2018
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Takata Pays $1 Billion to Settle Airbag Recall, Exit Bankruptcy; Millions of Car Owners Waiting for Replacements

Takata Corp's U.S. division has reached a broad settlement agreement with its creditors and hundreds of people injured by defective airbag inflators, clearing a path for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy and move forward with a reorganization plan.

/ February 14, 2018
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Ford Expands Recall to Include 33,000 Pickups for Defective Takata Airbags

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an additional 33,000 older pickup trucks for defective takata airbag inflators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced on Monday.

/ February 13, 2018
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Airbag Recall Expands as 14 Automakers List Additional Models

At least 14 different automakers have extended recalls to include additional models of vehicles that may contain defective airbag inflators linked to at least 21 deaths and nearly 200 injuries worldwide.

/ January 19, 2018
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Takata Recalls Millions More Inflators in Never-Ending Airbag Apocalypse

Defunct Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. is recalling 3.3 million more faulty airbag inflators in another expansion of the largest automotive recall in U.S. history, and quite possibly the entire observable universe.

/ January 8, 2018
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Nissan and INFINITI Vehicles Recalled for Exploding Airbags

Nissan and INFINITI are recalling certain vehicles manufactured between 2001 and 2006 over defective airbags that may explode without warning, the latest in a seemingly never-ending mega recall that refuses to die.

/ November 9, 2017
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VW to Recall Nearly 5 Million Vehicles in China Over Defective Takata Airbags

The Volkswagen Group is recalling about 4.86 million cars in China, the latest recall in a seemingly endless string of similar actions involving deadly Takata airbag inflators.

/ September 14, 2017
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Honda Agrees to Pay $500 to Owners of Vehicles With Defective Airbags

Honda Motor Corp. has agreed to pay $500 each to up to 16.5 million owners of Honda and Acura vehicles that were equipped with defective Takata airbags, per the terms of a new $605 million class action settlement.

/ September 6, 2017
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Own a Nissan? You May Be Entitled to $500, Rental Cars in Takata Airbag Settlement

Owners of about 4.4 million Nissan vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbags are eligible to receive free rental car use, extended warranties, and up to $500 in compensation under the terms of a new consumer settlement.

/ August 10, 2017