| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:55 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The national law firm that negotiated one of the largest class-action settlements ever against an automaker has filed suit against Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. and Honda Motor Co. over the installation of faulty air bag inflators in...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:18 AM
The Takata exploding air bags controversy continues to grow with Nissan reporting to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it will recall 52,000 more vehicles to fix the problem.
Meanwhile, a group of senators is asking the Justice...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling almost 423,000 Lexus cars in the U.S. to repair a problem that could cause a fuel leak and a fire.
The recall includes the 2007-10 Lexus LS , 2006-11 Lexus GS and 2006-11 Lexus IS vehicles.
According to documents...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Allyson Rosenthal's bank account is $6,000 lighter these days, and Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook is some $16,000 happier.
Rosenthal, a volunteer at Heartland, was a recent contestant on the TV game show "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?" She...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The air bag is a product you want to buy and never see. You don't want to think about it. You just want to know it's there to protect you when you drive.
You shouldn't be worried about defects, confused about recalls, or mistrustful of a manufacturer'...
| Nov 26, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration put Chrysler in the hot seat Tuesday, telling the automaker to expand its June recall of vehicles with defective Takata airbags and to report the problem to affected owners by Dec. 1, according to......
| Oct 23, 2014
This week saw the latest expansion of airbag recalls that began 18 months ago from Japanese supplier Takata Corp. and is now linked to at least four deaths. As of today, the recall affects some 7.8 million vehicles in the......
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The law firm that negotiated a $1.6-billion class action settlement with Toyota in the 2013 sudden acceleration case -- and just filed suit against General Motors over that company's faulty ignition switch -- is now targeting Takata air bags and Honda....
| Oct 24, 2014
Vehicles Affected: Nearly 900 model-year 2015 Chevrolet Corvette sports cars in two separate actions, one involving about 800 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and Sept. 4, and the other recalling nearly 100 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:55 PM
HAMPTON — The calls have been steady, and the inquires limitless at the Priority Honda dealership in Hampton.
"We've definitely experienced an increase in calls," said Dan Asble, Priority Honda Hampton service adviser. "Many of them are asking...