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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.