Tag: Takata Airbags
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.