Deadly Takata Air Bag Recall Grows To 57.5 Million CarsHonda has added 4.5 million vehicles in countries outside the U.S. to the growing list of cars and trucks recalled for Takata air bags that could explode with too much force and spew shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
Airbag Recall Creates Backlog At Bay Area Dealerships34-million cars need to be fixed after airbag maker Takata recalled nearly one out of every seven cars on the road, causing a major backlog at dealerships in the Bay Area and around the country.
Honda Testing Automated Cars At Former Concord Naval Weapons StationHonda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.
Congressman Honda Caught On Camera Dozing Off During Homeland Security Spending DiscussionCongressman Mike Honda was in a nearly empty House Chamber listening to a California colleague speak on Homeland Security spending when he fell asleep on camera.
Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles For Defective Air BagsMore than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
Sleeping Boy Hurt When Drunken Drag Racers Crash Into Merced HouseA drunken motorist who was street racing slammed into a Northern California house. A boy sleeping inside the home was injured.
Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To AutomakersThe Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
2015 Consumer Reports Rankings: 8th Year Toyota Is Most Reliable, Tech Problems Plague Other BrandsToyota tops Consumer Reports 2015 reliability index, released today, but electronic glitches in the onboard infotainment systems continue to plague new cars.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
RECALL: 4.7 Million People's Air Bags Could Spew Deadly Metal Fragments When They Detonate, 4 People Already KilledSafety advocates say at least four people have died from metal shards released when faulty air bags explode, and there have been multiple injuries. They also say more than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are equipped with the faulty air bags, and the problem is apparently worse in humid areas.