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Another Gigantic Takata Airbag Recall Could Be Incoming

Automakers could be staring down the barrel of another brutally large airbag recall as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration evaluates the long-term safety of inflators manufactured by

The Takata Recall Continues; Now Includes 1.4 Million Additional Vehicles

The largest automotive recall in history just got a little more inclusive. Takata is recalling another 1.4 million vehicles after the airbag-related death of a BMW driver. The German manufacturer has
Who needs oversight? Boeing shows what happens when we trust corporations to keep us safe

Who needs oversight? Boeing shows what happens when we trust corporations to keep us safe

I’m getting really sick of writing these kinds of articles. But of course that’s less than nothing compared to the suffering of people directly harmed by corporate criminality—and yes, the behavior
Toyota fixed the Takata airbag in two popular cars – now it’s recalling them again

Toyota fixed the Takata airbag in two popular cars – now it’s recalling them again

Toyota is recalling 191,000 cars for a second airbag replacement, having discovered that the Takata replacement first installed could itself be faulty. The double recall impacts cars both in North
Toyota fixed the Takata airbag in two popular cars – now it’s recalling them again

Toyota fixed the Takata airbag in two popular cars – now it’s recalling them again

Toyota is recalling 191,000 cars for a second airbag replacement, having discovered that the Takata replacement first installed could itself be faulty. The double recall impacts cars both in North
Toyota recalls another 1.3 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbags

Toyota recalls another 1.3 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbags

Toyota is recalling another 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of the ongoing Takata airbag replacement program that affects 19 automakers in all. A faulty Takata airbag, if activated, can cause
Toyota Recalls Another 1.7 Million Vehicles for Takata Airbag Inflator Problem

Toyota Recalls Another 1.7 Million Vehicles for Takata Airbag Inflator Problem

This latest recall includes cars from model years 2010 through 2015.

Toyota recalls another 1.7 million cars over faulty airbags

The problems with Takata's potentially defective airbags persist years after they began. Toyota has recalled another 1.7 million cars worldwide, 1.3 million of them in the US, over possible faults in
There's Now a Game-Style App With Incentives for Warning Others About Deadly Takata Airbags

There's Now a Game-Style App With Incentives for Warning Others About Deadly Takata Airbags

More than 100 million vehicles worldwide had or have Takata airbags that could blow up, and, as of January, 22 deaths were linked to them. The recall has been going on for years, but so many people

Ford to Dealers: We’ll Make It Worth Your While to Hunt Down Old Rangers

Tuesday was — accidentally, it turns out — all about the Ford Ranger, at least for those with no interest in Tesla and its business machinations. As we await the return of the midsize pickup’s online

Piston Slap: Takata’s in-Fusion of Customer Involvement?

Mike writes: Hi Sajeev, I have a 2008 Ford Fusion V6 AWD with about 101,000 miles. Like many cars, it is one of the vehicles recalled under the massive Takata airbag recall/fiasco. The first recall
Takata's defective airbags linked to 278 injuries in U.S., senator says

Takata's defective airbags linked to 278 injuries in U.S., senator says

Filed under: Government/Legal,Recalls,Safety Takata Corp's defective airbags have been linked to 278 injuries across the United States, according to updated figures released by U.S.
Thousands Of You Are Still Riding Around With Deadly Airbags

Thousands Of You Are Still Riding Around With Deadly Airbags

Ten years after recalls began, thousands of you in the U.S.—or around 62,307 to be exact—are still driving cars with the worst of the Takata airbags, the ones that could explode and kill you or your
Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury compensation

Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury compensation

Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety Continue reading Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury compensation Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury

Ranger Danger: Ford Issues ‘Stop Driving’ Order for Another 33,000 Trucks

After alerting drivers of nearly 3,000 2006 Ranger pickups last month, Ford Motor Company wants the owners of another 33,428 trucks to stop driving their vehicle, get out, and walk away. The vehicles
Ford expands 'Do Not Drive' airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks

Ford expands 'Do Not Drive' airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks

Filed under: Recalls,Ford,Mazda,Safety,Truck Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same dayContinue reading Ford expands 'Do Not Drive' airbag warning to 33,000 more

Ford Seeking Group of Ranger Owners With Extremely Dangerous Trucks

Some 2,900 Ford Ranger pickups from the 2006 model year pose such a high risk to their owners, Ford Motor Company wants those people to stop driving them immediately. So great is the concern, Ford is
Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

Filed under: Government/Legal,Recalls,Ford,Auto Repair,Safety,Truck Continue reading Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death Ford urges 2,900 pickup
Takata creditors will vote on plan that could limit airbag victims' rights

Takata creditors will vote on plan that could limit airbag victims' rights

Filed under: Government/Legal,Honda,Safety $10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.Continue reading Takata creditors will vote on plan that could limit airbag victims'

Takata Problems Force Recall of Ford Ranger (No, Not That One – the Old One)

Ford is recalling the Ranger. No, not the one they’re likely to show on stage at Detroit in about a month’s time. Rather, they’re calling back nearly 400,000 of the old Rangers. You know, the ones