8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

The largest recall in automobile safety history has become even bigger. Honda, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, General Motors, and Ford have added on to the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling an additional 12 million vehicles.  This time the new recall affects passenger-side air bag inflators.  Previously, prior [...]

June 6th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on 8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

Takata Admits Defects in Airbags, 34 Million Vehicles to be Recalled

After repeatedly denying and refusing to believe that their airbags were defective even though multiple incidents were reported, on May 19, 2015, Takata finally acknowledged the obvious and admitted that their airbags were defective. As a result, Takata has agreed to double the number of vehicles originally recalled in the United States to nearly 34 [...]

May 20th, 2015|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Takata Admits Defects in Airbags, 34 Million Vehicles to be Recalled

Takata Faces U.S. Criminal Investigation Over Defective Air Bag

Since 2013, 10 major automakers have recalled nearly 8 million airbags in the U.S. made by Japanese corporation, Takata, who is now the subject of a criminal investigation over the defective car air bags which are linked to five deaths globally, including four in the U.S.  All of these deaths involved Honda vehicles.  At least [...]

November 19th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Takata Faces U.S. Criminal Investigation Over Defective Air Bag