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2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala recalled for airbag problem: 289,000 vehicles affected

2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala recalled for airbag problem: 289,000 vehicles affected

Nearly a year ago, General Motors recalled the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala for a problem affecting the car's passenger detection system, which activates and disables the passenger-side airbags, depending on whether an adult is riding shotgun. Now, Impala models from 2009 and 2010 may be experiencing... read more

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FCA stops using Takata airbags that are due to be recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has some good news for consumers and bad news for Takata shareholders: by the end of next week, FCA will stop using Takata-brand airbags that are... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata still producing ammonium nitrate airbags for Audi, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota, VW

Last November, Takata finally agreed to stop using ammonium nitrate in airbag inflators by 2018. In fact, the company went a step further and promised to declare that all of... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

GM issues Takata recall: Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban; GMC Sierra; more

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted recalls affecting nearly 1.5 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Soon... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

More Takata recalls: Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger; Lincoln MKX, MKZ, Zephyr; Mercury Milan

For the people who work at Takata, today is a no-good, very bad day. Just as we finished writing up half a dozen new Takata-related recalls posted by National Highway Traffic... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
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New Takata recalls affect 1.5M Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Saab, Subaru vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a slew of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. All of these new recalls involve replacement... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
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85 million Takata airbags haven't been recalled--but that could change

On, and on, and on the Takata airbag recall goes. Where it stops, nobody knows--but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, things may get much, much... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

11th Takata airbag death confirmed

Another death has been conclusively linked to exploding airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata. It's the eleventh fatality worldwide, the tenth in the U.S., and the... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
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Honda quietly asked Takata for new airbags in 2009, didn't notify NHTSA [Updated]

Updated with a statement from Honda. See below. Honda has taken lots of heat over the past couple of years because of its close relationship with Takata. First and foremost... read more March 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Malibu

2016 Chevrolet Colorado, Malibu, GMC Canyon recalled for airbag problem

General Motors is recalling more than 1,500 Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Malibu, and GMC Canyon vehicles from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with their airbag systems... read more March 23, 2016 by


 
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Takata's Exploding Airbags Finally Explained (No Thanks To Takata)

Recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags have been underway for several years, though the scope of the problem only became apparent to many people in 2014. The... read more February 24, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata Airbag Troubles Continue: 90 Million More Vehicles May Be Recalled

At last count, the long, drawn-out Takata airbag recall affected roughly 29 million vehicles in the U.S. According to a new report, however, that figure could soar to 120... read more February 22, 2016 by


 
2015 Audi Q5

2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

Some of you may have seen the headline above and thought, "Oh, Volkswagen must've finally figured out how to fix some of its 3.0-liter diesels". But no, those plans were only... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
2009 Dodge Journey

Airbag Recall: Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Volkswagen Routan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 112,001 Chrysler, Dodge, and Volkswagen vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective airbag systems. The good news? The recalls aren't... read more February 4, 2016 by


 
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5

Airbag Recalls: Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Tundra; Lexus GX, LX

Toyota is recalling roughly 320,000 Toyota and Lexus pickups and SUVs from model-years 2003 to 2006. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
2006 Ford Ranger FX4 Off-Rd

2004-2006 Ford Ranger Recalled To Replace Takata Airbags: 391,000 Trucks Affected

Earlier this week, we reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety administration had conclusively linked a tenth fatality to Takata's poorly designed airbags. The death... read more January 27, 2016 by


 

 
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