Tag: Takata Airbags

Takata Airbag Lawsuit Filed in Texas

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
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China’s FAW Group Recalls 680,000 More Mazdas Over Defective Takata Airbags

FAW Group Corporation, a partner of Japan's Mazda Motor Corp., has issued a recall for more than 680,000 Mazda vehicles over problems linked to airbags supplied the Takata Corp.

/ July 10, 2017
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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