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Hyundai Recalls Elantra Over Detaching Airbag Cover Emblem
Hyundai Recalls Elantra Over Detaching Airbag Cover Emblem

24 Aug 2022, 13:12 UTC / A handful of Elantras and Elantra Ns are called back to replace the driver's airbag with a different unit whose emblem doesn't detach from the airbag cover

 
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

 
Ford Recalls Maverick Pickup Truck, Nearly 65,000 Units Need New Airbags
Ford Recalls Maverick Pickup Truck, Nearly 65,000 Units Need New Airbags

12 Aug 2022, 12:53 UTC / If your Maverick was made between February 3rd, 2021 and July 9th, 2022, your truck may new replacement side-curtain airbags

 
2022 Toyota RAV4 Airbag May Not Deploy Properly, Recall Issued
2022 Toyota RAV4 Airbag May Not Deploy Properly, Recall Issued

29 Jul 2022, 12:11 UTC / 3,533 vehicles produced for the 2022 model year are called back, with owner notifications due to be carried out between September 2nd and September 19th

 
Two Swedish Companies Are Working on Developing a Bike Helmet With Integrated Airbag
Two Swedish Companies Are Working on Developing a Bike Helmet With Integrated Airbag

17 Jul 2022, 07:00 UTC / Aiming to improve the absorbing efficiency of bike helmets, Swedish companies Autoliv and POC are working on developing a bike helmet with integrated airbag

 
Mercedes-Benz Recalls Certain GLS SUVs Over Safety Concern
Mercedes-Benz Recalls Certain GLS SUVs Over Safety Concern

13 Jul 2022, 20:49 UTC / For what seems to be the umpteenth time, Mercedes-Benz has proven that it isn't worthy of "the best or nothing" motto it uses nowadays

 
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

 
Ford Recalls Over 310,000 Trucks Over Driver’s Airbag That May Not Deploy
Ford Recalls Over 310,000 Trucks Over Driver’s Airbag That May Not Deploy

19 May 2022, 18:41 UTC / If you own a 2016 Ford F-Series Super Duty, prepare for a visit to the dealership where the steering wheel clock spring will be replaced free of charge

 
Tesla Is Recalling Certain Model X Vehicles Over Airbag Issue
Tesla Is Recalling Certain Model X Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

14 Apr 2022, 12:58 UTC / Precisely 7,289 units of the 2021 and 2022 Tesla Model X are called back to have their side front-row curtain airbags replaced

 
Kia Recalls Nearly 130,000 Vehicles Over Airbag Safety Concern
Kia Recalls Nearly 130,000 Vehicles Over Airbag Safety Concern

26 Feb 2022, 20:30 UTC / If you own a 2014 model year Soul, please get in touch with your nearest Kia dealership for a free-of-charge update of the ACU software

 
Land Rover Is Recalling Certain 2020 Range Rover Evoque SUVs Over Software Issue
Land Rover Is Recalling Certain 2020 Range Rover Evoque SUVs Over Software Issue

21 Feb 2022, 12:10 UTC / If you happen to own a 2020 model year Evoque, chances are your Landie needs updated software for the restraints control module

 
Ford Recalls 2021 Mustang for Incorrectly Manufactured Airbags
Ford Recalls 2021 Mustang for Incorrectly Manufactured Airbags

23 Dec 2021, 13:14 UTC / Joyson Safety Systems, the company created by merging Key Safety Systems with Takata, still hasn't mastered the craft of making airbags

 
Over 200,000 Audis Have Been Recalled for Disabled Airbags
Over 200,000 Audis Have Been Recalled for Disabled Airbags

22 Nov 2021, 15:12 UTC / If you own a late-model A4, A5, S4, S5, or RS 5, the peeps at Audi want your vehicle in to replace the heating mats or seat cover of the front passenger seat

 
Yet Another Volvo Airbag Recall: 195,000 Vehicles Affected
Yet Another Volvo Airbag Recall: 195,000 Vehicles Affected

21 Oct 2021, 19:48 UTC / If you own a 2001 to 2007 Volvo V70 station wagon or an XC70 from the same timeframe, your car needs a new driver's airbag ASAP

 
2021 Ford Bronco Recall Alert: Certain Models Feature Incorrectly Folded Airbags
2021 Ford Bronco Recall Alert: Certain Models Feature Incorrectly Folded Airbags

7 Oct 2021, 15:58 UTC / Joyson Safety Systems, the company that integrated Takata three years ago, is to blame for the Bronco's passenger airbag recall

 
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

 
World's First Cycling Backpack With Integrated Airbag Promises to Break Your Fall
World's First Cycling Backpack With Integrated Airbag Promises to Break Your Fall

9 Sep 2021, 05:50 UTC / Airbags in cycling backpacks? Sure, why not? Meet the Commute Air Pro 18 from EVOC Sports, the world’s first bicycle backpack with integrated airbag technology.

 
Mercedes-Benz Creates Daring Fashion Collection Using Its Car Airbags
Mercedes-Benz Creates Daring Fashion Collection Using Its Car Airbags

31 Aug 2021, 15:38 UTC / Mercedes-Benz and designer Heron Preston redefine the use of car airbags, creating a bold, one-of-a-kind concept collection made of recycled airbag materials.

 
Over 34,000 Cadillac CT4 and CT5s to Be Recalled for Airbags
Over 34,000 Cadillac CT4 and CT5s to Be Recalled for Airbags

11 Aug 2021, 16:10 UTC / GM will reportedly recall over 34,000 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 models from the 2020 to the 2022 model years. Owners will be notified starting September 20, 2021.

 
Production Issue Prompts VW to Recall Certain Jetta and Jetta GLI Vehicles
Production Issue Prompts VW to Recall Certain Jetta and Jetta GLI Vehicles

13 Jul 2021, 14:11 UTC / Manufactured at the same facility as the all-new Taos, the Mexico-built Jetta is recalled over a production issue stemming from one of the welding robots