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Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To Automakers

The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.

12/04/2014

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Senators Ask Regulators For Nationwide Airbag Recall

Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the NHTSA.

10/23/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Recall To Replace Defective Airbags

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – Your airbag may be defective. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling on owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and GM vehicles to replace their Takata airbags. To check your […]

10/20/2014

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BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag Problem

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.

07/16/2014

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General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag Concerns

The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.

03/18/2014

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General Motors Recalls 100,000 Vehicles

General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle to lock and the passenger-side airbag not to work.

12/23/2010

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Head Airbag Makes Bike Safety Fashionable

CBS 2’s Max Gomez reports on a stylish solution to bicycle safety.

10/28/2010