Tag: Takata Airbags

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Dodge Minivans Recalled for Unintentional Airbag Deployment

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has issued a recall for 297,000 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans from model year 2011-2012 over a wiring problem that can lead to accidental airbag deployments.

/ June 23, 2017
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Toyota Recalling Nearly 3 Million Vehicles for Exploding Airbags Linked to 16 Deaths

Toyota Motor Co. announced Thursday that it is recalling 2.9 million Corolla Axio sedans and RAV4 SUV crossovers in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions over potentially defective Takata airbag inflators.

/ March 30, 2017
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Lawsuit Claims Automakers Knowingly Installed Faulty Airbags: Find Out if Your Vehicle is Affected

A new lawsuit alleges that five leading auto manufacturers were aware of defects that caused Takata airbags to explode and kill motorists, but continued to use them so they could save money.

/ March 1, 2017

Takata Pleads Guilty, Pays $1 Billion for Exploding Airbag Scandal

Takata Corp. of Japan will pay $1 billion and plead guilty to a criminal charge for hiding a dangerous defect that can cause airbag inflators to explode.

/ January 13, 2017
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Defective Takata Airbags Linked to 11 Deaths

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that the car crash death of a 50-year-old woman in Riverside, California, was linked to a Takata airbag rupture.

/ October 27, 2016