Takata air bags claim another life after Arizona crash

Business Mar 30, 2019

Takata air bags claim another life after Arizona crash

An Arizona man killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator brings the worldwide death toll to at least 24. Armando V. Ortega, 55, of Yuma, died June 11, 2018, three days after his 2002 Honda Civic was involved in a crash near Phoenix, according ...

Kia recalls 507,000 vehicles in U.S. for air bag issues

Business Jun 9, 2018

Kia recalls 507,000 vehicles in U.S. for air bag issues

Kia Motors Corp. said Friday it was recalling more than 507,000 vehicles in the United States because an electronic glitch may prevent air bags from deploying in a crash. The recall follows an announcement in March by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that ...

U.S. safety agency lists models from 14 automakers in further Takata recall

Business Jan 19, 2018

U.S. safety agency lists models from 14 automakers in further Takata recall

U.S. safety regulators have listed models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. Documents posted Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration include models made by Ford, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Daimler Vans, Toyota, Tesla, BMW, ...