Driver Claims Airbag Exploded Without Crash, Scarring HerFabiola Guitierrez De Pineres still gets emotional just talking about it, faced with permanent scars that required skin grafts after suffering second degree burns from her hand to above her forearm.
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.
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.
Defective Airbag Warning Grows To 7.8M VehiclesOfficials 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.
BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag ProblemBMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.
General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag ConcernsThe recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Toyota Recalls 1.29 Million Vehicles For Faulty Air Bags, WipersMore trouble for Toyota as the automaker issues a pair of recalls to fix faulty air bags and defective windshield wipers on over one million vehicles in the United States.