Latest Takata Recalls 10 million Cars from 14 Auto Manufacturers — Again

Just when motorists thought their vehicle was safe to drive, some 10 million car owners are finding out they will need to replace their front airbags yet again. The latest Takata airbag recall involves 10 million vehicles that had previously been recalled and repaired, but unfortunately the cars were fixed with the same dangerous inflators until a permanent replacement could … Read More

Defective, Dangerous Takata Airbags Were No Surprise to Automakers Lawsuit Says

Automakers including Ford, Honda, Nissan, BMW and Toyota allegedly knew the Takata airbags they installed in their vehicles were capable of violently rupturing, but ignored the potentially lethal problem to save money, according to allegations stated in court documents by plaintiff’s attorneys for victims who were hurt by the dangerous airbags. Contrary to previous claims that the automakers were unaware … Read More

32,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled Over Different Takata Airbag Problem

The problems with Takata airbags continue as Ford recalls thousands of vehicles due to a new problem involving under inflated airbags. Roughly 32,000 vehicles in North America are being recalled due to this dangerous new issue. The vehicles subject to the recall including the 2016-2017 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX as well as the 2017 Lincoln Continental. These are vehicles … Read More

Delia Robles Death 11th in United States Linked to Defective Takata Airbags

A 50-year-old Corona woman died in a collision in Riverside on Sept. 30, but now her death is being linked to a faulty Takata airbag, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. The NHTSA confirmed Thursday that a ruptured air bag inflator was the reason for Delia Robles’ death last month. Her death is the 11th in the United States … Read More

Takata Air Bag Recall 85 Million More Could be Recalled

The U.S. government is ordering 85 million Takata Corp. airbag inflators to be replaced by the Japanese parts manufacturer, unless they are able to prove they are safe for consumers. There are already 28 million inflators under recall by Takata Corp. that must be replaced due to the propensity to explode and cause serious injuries and death. So far there … Read More

Faulty Takata Airbags Claim 10th Victim in Texas Car Crash

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (April 7, 2016) — A man was killed on March 31 in a crash being blamed on a defective Takata airbag that had not been replaced despite widespread news of recalls and nine previous deaths. The driver who was killed was behind the wheel of a 2002 Honda Civic when the vehicle’s airbag inflator ruptured and … Read More

Tesla Motors Launches Model X Amid Possibility of Takata Air Bag Recall

FREMONT, California (September 29, 2015) —  In the same week that Tesla Motors launches its newest electric crossover car the Model X at its Fremont headquarters, the Tesla brand has also been identified as one of seven car makers using Takata air bags that could be potentially defective and subjected to recall. The  National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has … Read More

Voluntary Takata Airbag Recall Sought As Defective Airbags Found in Newer Car

Millions of vehicles could be subjected to a new airbag recall after two U.S. Senators recently sent a letter to Japan-based Takata requesting they voluntarily recall all airbags manufactured with a cheaper ammonium nitrate propellant. This propellant has been used by Takata since the early 2000s and the airbag maker continues to be use it in its its current airbags … Read More