Consumer Reports: 1000s Of Uber, Lyft Drivers’ Vehicles Have Outstanding Recalls For Deadly Defects A consumer study revealed tens of thousand of Uber and Lyft drivers are behind the wheel in cars that have been recalled, in some cases, for deadly defects.
Takata Adds 3.3 Million Cars To Massive Air Bag RecallJapanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it continues to expand the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Nissan To Pay $97 Million In Proposed Airbag SettlementNissan would pay $97.68 million under a proposed settlement with vehicle owners affected by the Takata air bag recalls.
Takata Pleads Guilty To Hiding Air Bag Defect; Will Pay $1 BillionTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
772,000 Hondas, Acuras Added To Ongoing Air Bag RecallHonda Motor Co. says it is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Mazda Recalling Thousands Of Vehicles Over Takata Air BagsMazda is recalling almost 4,000 older small pickup trucks mainly in southern U.S. states to replace Takata air bag inflators.
Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.
Takata Air Bag Recall, Largest In U.S. History, Doubles In SizeTakata will recall another 35 million to 40 million air bag inflators, a stunning increase that will more than double what is already the largest automotive recall in American history, the federal government announced Wednesday.
Massive Airbag Recall Could Include Tesla, Mercedes, OthersSeven more companies including Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.
New Company Probed For Dangerous Air Bag Inflator MalfunctionsThe problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.
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.
34 Million Air Bags Recalled In Largest Recall In U.S. History, Shrapnel Kills 6, Injures 100The air bag defect that has killed six and injured 100 is now expanding to cover 34 million air bags across the entire United States. Car owners can look up their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) online here.
More Carmakers Agreeing To Do Airbag Fixes, But Replacement Parts Not Always AvailableThree automakers have now agreed to nationwide airbag recalls and more replacement parts are being made, but auto industry analysts say fixing all the defective vehicles could take years.
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.