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.
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.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
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 […]
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.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
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.
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