Tag: Takata Airbags

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Takata Airbag Explosion Kills Owner of 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup

Around 29,000 owners are being warned not to drive 2003 Dodge Ram pickup trucks after a person was killed by airbag shrapnel.

/ July 11, 2023

More Vehicles Recalled for Deadly Takata Airbags

A recall was announced on Friday for another 1.7 million vehicles equipped with defective Takata airbags which may explode without warning when the car is in use, ejecting high speed shrapnel at drivers and passengers inside the cabin.

/ February 11, 2019

Honda to Recall Accord, Insight Vehicles to Fix Defective Airbags and Rear Cameras

Honda Motor Company is recalling 2018 Accord sedans and 2019 Insight hybrid vehicles for potentially defective software that could disable the backup camera, while simultaneously calling back about 1.4 million Honda and Acura models to replace those pesky exploding Takata...

/ October 1, 2018

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

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

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

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

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