According to GM’s own internal documents, the Rigsby crash met every criteria needed in order to deploy that airbag. Read more
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded and accelerated the recall of Takata air bag inflators. The decision followed what the agency says is confirmation of... Read more
The death toll for passengers in vehicles equipped with Takata air bags has now reached 12 – 11 in the U.S. and one overseas. Honda has confirmed that the rupture of a Takata air bag in a 20... Read more
Fiat Chrysler has launched two recalls covering more than 46,000 vehicles for ignition switch and airbag issues. The automaker is calling back an estimated 43,874 manual-transmission Jeep Li... Read more
A deepening crisis involving deadly airbags has shaken confidence in the ability of automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co., to ensure the safety of millions of U.S. dri... Read more
A jury in Nevada returned a $3.3 million verdict against air bag control maker TRW Automotive US LLC last month. Nicole Thompson, who was 19 years old in 2007 was the plaintiff in this case.... Read more
There can be little doubt that airbags, when designed correctly, will save lives. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), airbags have saved approximatel... Read more
Ford Motor Co. has recalled more than 594,000 of its 2013 and 2014 Escape and C-MAX vehicles in the U.S. due to a software defect that delays airbag deployment during rollover crashes. Also,... Read more
Just two days after initially refusing NHTSA’s request to recall 2.7 million older-model Jeeps, Chrysler decided to issue two other recalls totaling 630,000 vehicles worldwide. The automaker... Read more
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the Honda Odyssey for airbags that can inadvertently deploy. NHTSA received six complaints from owners of 2003-2004 Honda... Read more
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