About 16.7 million of the faulty Takata air-bag inflators still haven't been replaced about three years after federal regulators began to oversee a broad-ranging recall of the defective inflators that have caused at least 15 deaths in the U.S., according to a new report.
December 26, 2018
Toyota dealers are preparing for a second recall of 65,000 Corollas, Sequoias, Tundras, and Lexus SCs fitted with replacement Takata airbag inflators that will themselves be replaced by third-party suppliers.
December 13, 2018
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $299.1 million to settle consumer economic-loss claims linked to faulty air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The settlement covers diverse forms of economic damages linked to Takata air-bag inflators.
July 16, 2018
General Motors is recalling an estimated 66 2016 to 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles because a Passenger Presence System (PPS) may have been installed during servicing but incorrectly calibrated to the vehicle’s seat type.
July 12, 2018
The recall covers more than 515,000 Versa sedan and hatchback vehicles in the 2007 to 2012 model years.
July 21, 2017
The recall, driven by concerns for child passengers, covers more than 55,000 subcompact cars in the 2016 and 2017 model years.
May 19, 2017
Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.
April 29, 2017
The recall expansion, due to get under way in February, affects approximately 543,000 additional vehicles in the U.S.
January 13, 2017
The U.S. recall, tied to a software defect, covers 3.64 million vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.
September 9, 2016
The recall covers nearly 42,000 of the mid-size sedans in the 2009 and 2010 model years.
September 6, 2016
This expansion, which more than doubles the size of the Takata recall, is aimed at replacing all Takata frontal air bag inflators that contain ammonium nitrate but don’t contain a drying agent.
May 4, 2016
The recall and stop-sales order affect about 1,750 2016 model-year Chevrolet Malibu sedans and Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada.
March 9, 2016
Safety supplier Continental informs NHTSA that 5 million air bag control units manufactured during a five-year period are at risk for failure.
February 4, 2016
The recall, set to get under way next month, covers more than 21,000 luxury cars in the 2012 and 2013 model years.
January 4, 2016
The final tally for vehicle safety recalls last year shattered the previous record of 30.81 million in 2004.
February 13, 2015