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Mazda Expands U.S. Recalls Of Takata Airbags, Covering Vehicles Nationwide
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 what to do, Mazda is taking matters into its own hands. According to Reuters, the automaker has confirmed that it will expand...Read More»

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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 recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata airbags. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier...Read More»

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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 planned: 1. Takata would agree to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's demands and declare many of its...Read More»

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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 get a lot simpler very soon, as rumors swirl about Takata's willingness to declare that its driver-side airbags are just as...Read More»

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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. According to Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has now gotten into the act, demanding that Takata...Read More»

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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 those recalls have been limited to southern states. According to Detroit News, however, Honda has quietly agreed to replace...Read More»

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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 Ford vehicles affected by the recall won't change. All told, Ford has issued recall notices for just over 85,000 U.S. cars and...Read More»

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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, fixes will begin next month. ALSO SEE: GM Scrambled To Get Ignition Switches Two Months Before Official Recall Announcement...Read More»

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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 suggestions, Honda is now adding thousands of vehicles -- potentially hundreds of thousands -- to a more aggressive recall list in the...Read More»

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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 prevents airbags from deploying. MUST SEE: GM Really Wants You To Get Your Ignition Switch Repaired, Offers $25 Gift Card If...Read More»

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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 sending sharp metal fragments into occupants. READ: Eight Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Hybrids In affected models, the...Read More»

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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 years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

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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, and even one from Pontiac. Over the past few years, automakers around the globe have recalled more than 12 million vehicles...Read More»

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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 Durango. According to a press release, an electrical glitch may wreak havoc on those vehicles' safety systems, potentially...Read More»

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2014 Toyota Tundra Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Toyota is recalling select 2014 models of its Tundra pickup. According to Detroit News, those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could prevent airbags from protecting passengers in the event of an accident. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Subject To Two Recalls & Stop-Sale...Read More»

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2010-2015 Land Rover LR2, 2012-2013 Range Rover Evoque Recalled Due To Airbag Flaw

Jaguar Land Rover is issuing a recall for the 2010-2015 Land Rover LR2 and the 2012-2013 Range Rover Evoque. According to Reuters, the recall stems from a problem with the SUVs' front passenger airbag system. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest Sedan In The World Documents...Read More»

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More Airbag Recalls: Subaru Baja, Impreza, Legacy, And Outback; Saab 9-2X

Faulty airbags made by Tokyo-based Takata have spurred automakers to recall more than 12 million cars around the globe. And Takata's troubles aren't over yet :according to Detroit News, Subaru has just added 5,000 more vehicles to the still-growing recall list. READ: Why Can't Cars Tell When A...Read More»

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2008 Honda Accord Investigation Upgraded Following Accidental Airbag Deployments

On January 31, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2008 Honda Accord sedan. At the time, the agency had received a total of 28 complaints from consumers who claimed that the Accord's side curtain and/or torso air bags had deployed when they'd shut the...Read More»

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2014-2015 Fiat 500L Recalled After Tests Show That Airbags May Improperly Deploy

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall affects nearly 30,000 vehicles -- 25,500 in the U.S., and another 4,000 registered in Canada. ALSO SEE: IIHS Small Car Crash Test Results: MINI Earns The Only 'Good';...Read More»

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