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NHTSA Ramps Up Its Investigation Of Takata, Inching Toward Forced Recall

NHTSA Ramps Up Its Investigation Of Takata, Inching Toward Forced Recall

UPDATE: See below Here's a short list of places you won't want to work in 2015: Radio Shack MySpace (it still exists!) The Kremlin Takata The first three don't need much explaining -- and if you keep up with the auto news, neither does the fourth. In fact, the forecast for Takata grew even cloudier... read more

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2006 BMW 3-Series

BMW Voluntarily Expands Takata Airbag Recall To Include 2004-2006 3-Series Cars Nationwide

German automaker BMW has expanded its recall of cars equipped with potentially flawed Takata-brand airbags to include vehicles registered anywhere in the U.S. As Detroit News... read more December 23, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mazda 6

Mazda Expands U.S. Recalls Of Takata Airbags, Covering Vehicles Nationwide

While Takata balks at demands for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with its fatally flawed airbags and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration frets over... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
Honda Logo

Honda Agrees To Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, 3 Million More U.S. Cars Will Be Affected

The Takata airbag recall fiasco has been playing out for months, and at last, there's some good news to report. According to Bloomberg, Honda has agreed to a nationwide... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

The Takata Airbag Recall Just Became Far More Confusing: Here's What You Need To Know

Yesterday morning, we were optimistic. Rumors suggested that the confusing web of Takata airbag recalls would soon become simpler and more streamlined. If things went as... read more December 3, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Brace Yourselves: Takata May Agree To Nationwide Recall Of Faulty Airbags

The Takata airbag recall is a complicated thing -- too complicated for many consumers and more than a few legislators. According to Auto News, though, the process could soon... read more December 2, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Capitol

Feds Get Tough On Airbag Recalls, Demand Full Report From Takata By Tuesday

Recently, several U.S. legislators announced that they wanted a nationwide recall of Takata airbags instead of the regional one that U.S. automakers have implemented... read more November 30, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Honda Quietly Agrees To Replace Airbags On All Recalled Cars, No Matter Where They're Registered

Recalls to replace Takata's defective airbags now affect more than 14 million vehicles worldwide. If you've been following the news, you know that here in the U.S., most of... read more November 18, 2014 by 


 
2005 Ford Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB Edge Angular Front Exterior View

Ford Widens Takata Recall To Include Driver Airbags On 2004-2005 Ranger Pickup

The bad news for Takata keeps on coming: according to Detroit News, Ford Motor Company has expanded its existing recall for the 2004-2005 Ranger pickup truck. The number of... read more November 17, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Chrysler Will Replace Takata Airbags On Chrysler, Dodge, Ram Vehicles In December

If you've been wondering when Chrysler would begin replacing airbags on vehicles affected by the ever-widening Takata airbag recall, wonder no more: according to Auto News... read more November 12, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Under Criticism For Soft-Pedaling Takata Airbag Flaws, Honda Ramps Up Recalls

Honda has made headlines in recent weeks, but the publicity hasn't all been good. The automaker has been accused of shady business practices, and to counter those... read more November 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A4

2013-2015 Audi A4, S4, Allroad Recalled For Airbag Problem

Audi will issue recalls for 2013, 2014, and 2015 models of the A4, S4, and Allroad. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that... read more November 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Infiniti QX80

Infiniti QX56 And QX80 Recalled For Airbag Shrapnel Worries

Nissan North America is issuing a recall of some 2013 Infiniti QX56 and 2014 Infiniti QX80 sport-utility vehicles over concerns that the airbag could malfunction, potentially... read more November 1, 2014 by 


 
25 years of the airbag

NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a... read more October 22, 2014 by 


 
2004 Toyota Corolla XRS

Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra; Lexus SC; Pontiac Vibe Recalled To Replace Takata Airbags

The number of vehicles affected by faulty Takata-brand airbags has just grown by 247,000, thanks to a new recall from Toyota. The recall affects five Toyota and Lexus models... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled: Electrical Flaw Could Affect Airbags, Seatbelts

Early this morning -- the day after Chrysler returned to the world's stock exchanges -- the automaker issued a recall for 2014 models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge... read more October 14, 2014 by 


 

 
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