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Another 1.7M Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags

Another 1.7M Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags

Six automakers are recalling an estimated 1.7 million vehicles, including Sprinter vans, for faulty Takata air bag inflators that can be fatal when they fracture and spray shrapnel into drivers and passengers.

February 11, 2019

16.7M Takata Air Bags Remain on the Roads

16.7M Takata Air Bags Remain on the Roads

About 16.7 million of the faulty Takata air-bag inflators still haven't been replaced about three years after federal regulators began to oversee a broad-ranging recall of the defective inflators that have caused at least 15 deaths in the U.S., according to a new report.

December 26, 2018

EPA Speeds Up Removal of Takata Air-Bag Inflators

EPA Speeds Up Removal of Takata Air-Bag Inflators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has implemented an interim rule to facilitate the removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles and prevent those in scrap vehicles from being reused.

November 30, 2018

Understanding Air Bag Deployment

Understanding Air Bag Deployment

This video sheds some light on just how quickly air bags deploy when needed. Video courtesy of National Geographic via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

May 22, 2017

Safety Tip: Preventing Injuries Tied to Air Bags

Safety Tip: Preventing Injuries Tied to Air Bags

Drivers can take certain measures to mitigate the risk of serious injury arising from air bag deployment. Here are some tips from the Kansas Department of Revenue’s Division of Vehicles.

May 22, 2017

Ram ProMaster Recalled for Faulty Air Bag Labeling
Toyota Recalls Prius for Air Bags

Toyota Recalls Prius for Air Bags

The recall covers 7,600 2016 model-year gasoline-electric hybrid cars that need new front passenger air bag assemblies.

September 15, 2016

GM Recalls Multiple Models for Air Bags
Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars for Air Bags
Vans Add Next-Gen Safety Technology
Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Air Bags
Toyota Recalls Older Tundra Pickups for Air Bags
Freightliner, Dodge Sprinter Vans Join Takata Recall
Takata Recall Adds Mazda B-Series Pickups
GM Recalls Silverado, Sierra Pickups
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