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Nissan Recalls 375 Airbags Over Inflator Rupture Concern
Nissan Recalls 375 Airbags Over Inflator Rupture Concern

23 Aug 2022, 15:10 UTC / The saga concerning Takata's exploding airbag inflators is far from over, with Nissan identifying at least 375 airbags that need to be replaced

 
The Takata Airbag Saga Continues With Nearly 30,000 Audi Vehicles From the 1990s
The Takata Airbag Saga Continues With Nearly 30,000 Audi Vehicles From the 1990s

8 Jul 2022, 10:57 UTC / If you believed the Takata airbag inflator saga was over, the truth of the matter is that many cars still haven't had their airbags replaced

 
New Airbag Inflator Class-Action Lawsuit Could Trigger a Recall Bigger Than Takata's
New Airbag Inflator Class-Action Lawsuit Could Trigger a Recall Bigger Than Takata's

26 May 2022, 13:16 UTC / A new class-action lawsuit alleges three carmakers and one parts manufacturer knowingly sold vehicles containing airbag inflators that are at risk of exploding

 
Toyota Took GM's U.S. Sales Crown in 2021, Analysts Say, but Does It Matter?
Toyota Took GM's U.S. Sales Crown in 2021, Analysts Say, but Does It Matter?

4 Jan 2022, 15:47 UTC / With the global chip crisis still an issue, Toyota might have obtained a historic sales victory in the U.S., taking the crown and ending GMs 70-year dominance

 
NHTSA Opens Probe Into 30 Million Vehicles Built With Takata Airbag Inflators
NHTSA Opens Probe Into 30 Million Vehicles Built With Takata Airbag Inflators

20 Sep 2021, 16:02 UTC / The Takata Corporation faulty airbag inflators saga is far from over as the NHTSA opens a new investigation into approximately 30 million vehicles

 
Volkswagen Inks $42 Million Settlement Over 1.35 Million Cars with Takata Airbag Issue
Volkswagen Inks $42 Million Settlement Over 1.35 Million Cars with Takata Airbag Issue

2 Sep 2021, 00:22 UTC / The settlement marks the latest closure to cases by major automakers and at this point it appears the majority of the funding will go toward recall efforts

 
Ram Is Recalling 212,373 Trucks Over Defective Air Bags
Ram Is Recalling 212,373 Trucks Over Defective Air Bags

14 Aug 2021, 16:15 UTC / If you own a 2015 to 2020 model year Ram 3500, 2500, or 1500 Classic, your truck needs replacement side-curtain air bags as soon as possible

 
Ford Installed Faulty Takata Parts During Collision Repairs, 150K Cars Recalled
Ford Installed Faulty Takata Parts During Collision Repairs, 150K Cars Recalled

19 Feb 2021, 14:37 UTC / Ford says some 145,000 of its vehicles may be at risk of having been fitted with the faulty Takata parts while undergoing collision repairs

 
Takata Airbag Recall Saga Continues With 3.04 Million Ford Vehicles
Takata Airbag Recall Saga Continues With 3.04 Million Ford Vehicles

20 Jan 2021, 21:53 UTC / After four years of fighting the NHTSA, Ford has been ordered to recall the Takata airbag inflators in approximately 3.04 million U.S. vehicles

 
Takata's Airbag Saga Continues: GM Recalls 5.9 Million Vehicles in the U.S.
Takata's Airbag Saga Continues: GM Recalls 5.9 Million Vehicles in the U.S.

24 Nov 2020, 18:08 UTC / After four years of fighting the NHTSA, General Motors has finally accepted to replace the Takata airbag inflators in appoximately 5.9 million U.S. vehicles

 
Chances Are You Too Are Affected by the Massive Japanese Cars Recalls
Chances Are You Too Are Affected by the Massive Japanese Cars Recalls

22 Jan 2020, 15:30 UTC / Toyota and Honda recall over 5 million cars, most of them in the U.S., for two separate yet very serious safety issues in their vehicles

 
Mazda Recalls Already Recalled Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag Inflators
Mazda Recalls Already Recalled Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

27 Nov 2019, 09:31 UTC / Approximately 117,000 vehicles in the U.S. are under recall as per Mazda, and quite a few of them had their Takata airbags replaced with Takatas in the past

 
McLaren Recalls 3,000 Cars In the U.S. Over Takata Passenger-Side Airbags
McLaren Recalls 3,000 Cars In the U.S. Over Takata Passenger-Side Airbags

29 Mar 2019, 22:37 UTC / Almost 3,000 models from McLaren are under recall in the United States, and all of them are in dire need of replacement airbags

 
Takata Recalls Extended With An Additional 1.7 Million Cars
Takata Recalls Extended With An Additional 1.7 Million Cars

10 Feb 2019, 14:49 UTC / If you thought the Takata mess-up is over, think again! So far this year, no fewer than 6.7 million vehicles with Takata airbags have been recalled

 
Toyota Recalls 1.3 Million Cars in the U.S. Over Exploding Airbag Issue
Toyota Recalls 1.3 Million Cars in the U.S. Over Exploding Airbag Issue

10 Jan 2019, 09:13 UTC / 1.3 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles to be recalled starting January because of a Takata airbag issue, which may cause serious injury or death

 
Ford to Recall 1.3 Million Cars Because Steering Wheel Might Detach
Ford to Recall 1.3 Million Cars Because Steering Wheel Might Detach

14 Mar 2018, 13:40 UTC / Ford issues recall for 1,378,637 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ models built between 2013 and 2018 due to possible steering wheel detachment

 
Massive Takata Recall Ordered by Australian Government
Massive Takata Recall Ordered by Australian Government

1 Mar 2018, 09:08 UTC / Australia orders the recall of an additional 1.3 million cars affected by the Takata airbag issue. In all, nearly 1 in 3 cars are affected

 
Ford Warns Customers to Stop Driving Rangers on Takata Airbag Issue Mutation
Ford Warns Customers to Stop Driving Rangers on Takata Airbag Issue Mutation

13 Feb 2018, 08:16 UTC / 33,428 Ford Rangers already recalled on the Takata issue pose a higher risk of injury. Ford warns customers to stop driving the cars.

 
17th Death Tied To Ruptured Takata Airbag Inflator
17th Death Tied To Ruptured Takata Airbag Inflator

11 Jul 2017, 10:02 UTC / On this episode of "Has Takata disappeared from the face of the Earth already?," the Japanese outfit is blamed for the 17th death tied to its defective airbags

 
Official: Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection
Official: Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection

26 Jun 2017, 11:03 UTC / It took four years for Takata to reach this conclusion, but now it's official. However, filing for bankruptcy may turn out to be for the better of the company