Kia recalls more than 500 000 cars in the US; airbags may not inflate

2018-06-08 20:00

Kia is recalling over a half-million cars and minivans in the US because the airbags may not work in a crash.

Defective airbags: Toyota SA to recalls more than 700 000 cars

2018-01-26 05:00

Toyota South Africa Motors said it has issued a notice to recall more than 700 000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years.

Jeep Compass SUVs recalled: 'Airbag can shoot loose fasteners'

2017-11-23 08:00

Fiat Chrysler is recalling certain Jeep Compass SUVs because the passenger airbag could shoot loose fasteners.

Mercedes to recall thousands of cars, part of huge Daimler airbag fix

2017-10-17 07:18

German automaker Daimler is recalling more than a million vehicles, including Mercedes, due to a problem with the airbags, reports a company spokesman.

Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over airbags

2017-07-25 11:28

Japanese automakers will be sued in Australia for selling cars fitted with faulty Takata airbags, states a class action lawsuit.

3 Takata workers indicted, accused of hiding airbag defects

2017-01-14 07:26

Three former employees of Takata have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of concealing defects in the company's airbag inflators

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Is your Nissan affected by dangerous airbag safety recall? Check the list of cars here

2018-05-23 09:19

Nissan South Africa has issued a safety recall for several local models to resolve an airbag issue. Models range from 2001 to 2013...

Defective airbags: Bakkies, cars to be recalled in SA

2018-01-15 13:10

The South African auto industry is affected by ongoing defective Takata airbag recalls. One of the automakers affected is Toyota with models such as its previous generation Hilux bakkie.

Woman hurt by Takata airbag urges owners to get cars fixed

2017-11-20 21:55

Woman hurt by Takata air bag films video to help Honda persuade owners to get their cars repaired.

Nissan will pay close to $100-million in proposed Takata settlement

2017-08-11 10:16

Nissan would pay $97.7-million to vehicle owners, others in proposed Takata airbag settlement.

Family sues Honda, Takata over airbag defect

2017-05-03 08:10

A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on airbag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and Takata in a US court.

Takata's exploding airbags: US confirms 11th death

2016-10-21 09:03

A 50-year-old woman, who died after a car wreck during September in California, is the 11th US victim of Takata defective airbags.

Takata saga: 35-million more cars to be recalled?

2016-05-04 08:15

Takata is preparing to recall at least another 35-million airbags in the US to address a defect linked to 11 fatalities, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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