Dailmer AG Recalls 840,000 Cars and Vans for Takata Airbag Problem

Daimler AG has issued a recall of roughly 705,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and roughly 136,000 Daimler vans in the United States after learning the vehicles are equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) alerted Daimler of the airbag issue leading to today’s announcement. The cost of the recall has been estimated at about €340 million. … Read More

5 Million Airbag Control Units Recalled by Continental Automotive

At least nine injuries have been linked to an electronic defect in airbags manufactured by Hannover, German manufacturer Continental Automotive Systems prompting a recall of 5 million vehicles worldwide among several manufacturers including Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes Benz. Roughly 1.5 million to 2 million of the vehicles subject to recall are expected to be in the United States. The … Read More

Mercedes Recall 126,000 Cars and SUVs as Airbags Inflate Without Crashing

Mercedes has issued a recall for some 126,000 vehicles air bags have unexpectedly deployed without a crash or not deploy in a crash, due to a manufacturing error that allowed the units to corrode or malfunction. The vehicles involved are Mercedes cars and SUVs under the modes C-300, C-350 and C-63 in the 2008 and 2009 model years. The recall … Read More