US recalls millions of cars: airbags kill 27 people

General Motors will recall nearly 6 million large pickup trucks and SUVs in the US to replace potentially dangerous Takata airbags. About 7 million cars are recalled worldwide, writes CBS News. The announcement was made on Monday 23 November after ...

1,7 million cars are being withdrawn in the USA: airbags caused 23 deaths

According to the US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1,7 million cars were under the massive recall. The recall affects vehicles that use airbags from the Japanese company Takata Corporation. Airbags in affected vehicles may cause an explosion ...

Honda recalls a number of models and urges drivers not to use them yet.

  Federal safety regulators have warned more than 300 Honda and Acura drivers not to drive until their airbags are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said the new Takata airbag tests showed much higher ...

Honda recalls 4,5 million cars due to airbag problems

Japanese car manufacturer Honda is recalling 4,5 million vehicles due to airbag problems. The problems, the company said, are caused by a malfunction in the Takata airbag system, which has prompted some companies to recall vehicles since April. These companies include Toyota Motor Corp., ...

34 million Japanese cars are being withdrawn in the USA

In the United States, Japanese manufacturers are recalling nearly 34 million of their cars, the largest such case in the history of the automotive industry. The vehicles are being recalled for one reason - they use Takata airbags, which have caused the death of at least five ...

Toyota Motor recalls 57 000 vehicles due to explosive airbags

Toyota Motor Corp. announced on Thursday another vehicle recall due to deadly airbags from the Japanese company Takata. This time, the review will affect 57 thousand cars. In total, about 16 million cars with airbags from the Japanese manufacturer have already been recalled. ...

The manufacturer of airbags knew about their explosiveness even 10 years ago

The Japanese manufacturer of airbags Takata, 10 years ago, was aware that its products could explode with lethal force, but hid the results of secret tests. Two former employees of the company told The New York Times that the tests stopped for three months ...

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