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  • chemical Mar 12, 2019

    Honda to Recall About 1 Million Older Vehicles Over Takata Air Bag Concerns

    Honda is likely to recall around 1 million older vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because the Takata driver’s air bag inflators that were installed during previous recalls could be dangerous. Documents posted Monday by Canadian safety regulators show that Honda is recalling many of its most popular models for a second time. The models are from as far back...

  • BMW Feb 8, 2019

    Automakers Recall 1.7 Million Cars With Fatal Airbags

    Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. The inflators can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds more were injured. The moves, announced Friday by the U.S. government,...

  • Toyota Jan 10, 2019

    Toyota Recalls 1.7M Vehicles in N. America to Fix Air Bags

    Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The move announced Wednesday includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of automotive recalls in the nation’s history. Takata inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At...

  • Toyota Dec 13, 2018

    Toyota Recalls 70,000 Vehicles to Replace Air Bag Inflators

    Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The recall covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra and the 2002 to 2005 Lexus SC. Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to...

  • chemical Jul 13, 2018

    Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

    Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. Included are the 2011 Versa sedan and the 2011 and 2012 Versa hatchback. It only applies to cars that have been registered in 42 states and Washington, D.C., as part of a coordinated phase-in of Takata...

  • driver Mar 15, 2018

    Lawsuits Accuse Automakers of Faulty Air Bags, Recall Delays

    General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes all knew of problems with dangerous exploding Takata air bag inflators years before issuing recalls, according to three class actions filed Wednesday with the federal court in Miami. The lawsuits cite company documents obtained through previous legal actions against other automakers over faulty Takata inflators. The plaintiffs allege that automakers were informed of...

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