Mazda Joins Honda and Ford by Expanding Takata Air Bag Recall to 330,000 Vehicles

In the continuing saga of the defective Takata air bag inflators, Mazda has joined Honda and Ford by expanding their recall of vehicles with defective air bags throughout the U.S.  Mazda will now recall approximately 330,000 vehicles due to a defect with the driver side air bag.  The issue is that upon deployment of the [...]

December 22nd, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Mazda Joins Honda and Ford by Expanding Takata Air Bag Recall to 330,000 Vehicles

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