Airbag Recall

Claribel Nunez's injury following the crash. (Courtesy: Jason Turchin)

Florida Woman Injured By Shrapnel From Takata Airbag

A Japanese-based auto parts maker is about to be in the hot seat in the nation’s capital as they face a senate panel and pressure from a federal agency to recall millions of airbags across the US.

11/19/2014

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Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag Recall

The 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.

11/19/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Company Behind Defective Airbags May Have Known A Decade Before

The company behind defective airbags linked to injures, deaths even a lawsuit in South Florida may have known about the problem a decade ago and said nothing.

11/06/2014

Nissan Motors' "Infiniti" brand logo is displayed at its headquarters in Yokohama, south of Tokyo on May 10, 2013. Nissan said its annual net profit came in nearly flat from a year earlier, a result that stood in stark contrast to rivals Toyota and Honda which have booked soaring profits.       (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nissan Recalls Infiniti SUVs To Fix Air Bags

Nissan is recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs throughout the U.S. due to an airbag problem that could cause shrapnel to shoot shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

10/31/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Defective Airbag Warning Grows To 7.8M Vehicles

Officials are trying to spread the word about dangerous airbags in recalled cars amid word that the U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to the warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.

10/22/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Exploding Airbags Spur Recall Of 3M Honda, Toyota, Nissan Vehicles

More than three million Toyota, Honda and Nissan vehicles are being recalled for air bags that may explode.

CBS4–04/11/2013

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