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  • Honda ran tests on fatal air bag flaw, frustrated by Takata reticence: sources

    Honda ran tests on fatal air bag flaw, frustrated by Takata reticence: sources
    Honda Motor Co was so concerned by mounting recalls for Takata air bags, and frustrated by its supplier's failure to explain why some have exploded, killing five people with shrapnel, that it bought used and scrapped cars in Japan to conduct its own...
  • GM Issues Fix for New Key Issue in Cars Under Ignition Recall

     
    GM is sending letters to the owners of some 2.2 million 2000s-era small cars involved in the automaker's ignition-cylinder recall for an unrelated problem: Put the car in Park and the key may not come out when you turn it......
  • Chrysler, Mazda Expand Takata Airbag Recalls

     
    Two automakers are expanding their Takata-airbag-related recalls. Chrysler is adding more than 200,000 vehicles to its regional recall of front passenger-side airbag inflators, while Mazda is following Honda???s lead and expanding its recall of...
  • Ford India to recall 20,752 EcoSport cars to inspect corrosion concerns

    Ford Motor Co's India unit on Tuesday said it will recall 20,752 EcoSport cars in the country to correct concerns about fuel and vapor line corrosion in the long-term. Ford India said in a statement it will inspect variants of its EcoSport sports utility...
  • Honda to recall more than 500,000 cars in China due to Takata air bags

    Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that Honda Motor Co. and its two joint ventures in China would recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags which the carmaker said were made by Japan's Takata Corp.. Close to 20 million vehicles have been...
  • Air bag maker Takata hires public relations firm Sard Verbinnen

    Takata Corp said on Tuesday it has hired public relations firm Sard Verbinnen & Co, as the company contends with the fallout from its recall crisis for potentially defective air bag inflators that can spray vehicle occupants with metal shrapnel. The...
  • Takata non grata

    In May 2009, days after graduating from high school in Oklahoma, Ashley Parham got into a fender bender. Her 2001 Honda Accord tapped another vehicle and … boom: The driver-side air bag exploded, shooting metal shrapnel into Parham's neck. When...
  • Nissan recalls about 143,000 SUVs, cars in U.S. for possible fuel leaks

    Nissan recalls about 143,000 SUVs, cars in U.S. for possible fuel leaks
    Nissan Motor Co said on Tuesday it is recalling about 470,000 sport utility vehicles and cars globally for possible fuel leaks. Nissan is recalling the vehicles from model years 2012 through 2015 because fuel pressure sensors may not have been...
  • What is SRS on air bags?

    What is SRS on air bags?
    Air bags have been in the spotlight lately due to the sweeping recalls and investigation of air bag manufacturer, Takata, which supplies air bags to ten automakers globally. Over time, the defective air bag inflator can explode, especially in areas with...
  • Honda Reduces Takata Airbag Expansion to 2.6 Million Cars

     
    Three days after Honda announced a massive expansion to its Takata-supplied airbag recall, the automaker said Dec. 8 that it would trim the nationwide driver-side airbag recall by some 600,000 vehicles. It still leaves 2.6 million cars in the recall......
  • Del Monte fresh fruit packages recalled due to possible health risk

    Del Monte fresh fruit packages recalled due to possible health risk
    Federal regulators said Wednesday fresh-cut fruit containing Pennsylvania-grown Gala red apples are subject to recall due to a possible health risk. Del Monte Fresh announced the voluntary recall over a potential Listeria contamination of the product....