In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned two former New Jersey officials' convictions in the “Bridgegate” scandal, unanimously deciding the scheme did not amount to a federal crime. The officials had helped engineer a huge traffic jam…
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted Thursday that it is investigating Audi, Toyota, Honda and Mitsubishi in connection with a Takata recall involving 1.4 million inflators.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Automakers are recalling 12 million vehicles over faulty Takata airbags, the latest addition to what is already the largest-ever auto recall in the U.S.
By Eugene Mason
Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata doubled its recall to nearly 34 million cars, making it one of the largest product recalls in U.S. history. The airbags can spew metal fragments when deployed, and have been linked to six deaths and more…
By PBS NewsHour
By Anna Sillers
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Tuesday that the Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata will declare 33.8 million cars unsafe due to airbag defects. The move would double the company’s previous recall of 17 million vehicles.
By Associated Press
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running.
More than 24 million vehicles have been recalled in the U.S. and around the world this year due to a defect in airbags manufactured by Takata. The Japanese company has resisted calls to do more, and today its president stepped…
By PBS NewsHour
Japanese manufacturer Takata is fighting demands by Congress for a nationwide recall of defective airbags linked to at least five deaths. The company maintains that the request is not supported by evidence and that Washington does not have the legal…
Exploding airbags manufactured by the Japanese company Takata were the focus of a Senate committee hearing. One in about 8 million cars in the U.S. have been recalled for the problem, which occurs when the inflators fire too much force,…
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