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Takata Airbag Recall

2003-2008 Toyota Corolla, Matrix: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on August 29, 2019

Approximately 135,000 model-year 2003-08 Toyota Corolla cars and model-year 2005-08 Matrix hatchbacks are being recalled for front passenger airbags. Read More
Honda’s New Airbag Innovation Like a ‘Catcher’s Mitt’ for Your Head

By Brian Normile on August 23, 2019

Honda has developed a new airbag designed to reduce injuries in frontal collisions. Read More
Honda Gets Head Start on Recalling Last of Deadly Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays on June 28, 2019

Months before required by federal mandate, Honda will start the final phase of Takata airbag recalls, which involves a permanent replacement of temporary inflators installed early in the crisis. Read More
New Death Linked to Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays on April 1, 2019

One more death is linked to faulty Takata airbag inflators. Honda announced today that the owner of a 2002 Civic died in a hospital on June 11, 2018, three days after sustaining injuries from a dri... Read More
My Car Is Recalled, But There's No Fix Yet: What Do I Do?

By Fred Meier on October 1, 2018

CARS.COM — The death of a young actor in June spotlighted an increasingly common issue for car owners: Your car faces a recall for a safety defect, but there’s no fix yet. The question: Do yo... Read More
Is the Cab, Uber or Lyft You're Getting Into Unsafe?

By Patrick Olsen on August 17, 2018

CARS.COM — If you hail a taxi in this country, you could have as high as a 40 percent chance of getting into one that has not had its federally mandated safety recall work completed, an investigati... Read More
Takata Airbag Recall: Volkswagen and Audi Recall 850,000 Cars

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2018

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group today announced that it is recalling about 850,000 cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators manufactured by Japan’s Takata Corp. This latest actio... Read More
Why Can Dealers Sell Used Cars With Unfixed Recalls?

By Kelsey Mays on July 6, 2018

CARS.COM — Federal law prohibits dealers from selling new cars, trucks and SUVs with recalls that have not been fixed and rental car companies from renting an unfixed car. But auto dealers can stil... Read More
Even Ferrari Has Takata Trouble: 1,500 Californias, 458s, FFs Recalled

By Patrick Masterson on June 27, 2018

If you’re the owner of a 2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider or FF, the good news first: You own a 2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider or FF. Now the bad news: Your Fe... Read More
Get Takata Recalls on 2006 Ford Ranger, Mazda B-Series Fixed Now: NHTSA

By Matt Schmitz on May 7, 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this morning issued an urgent public plea for owners of model-year 2006 Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series pickup trucks to have their Takata recall r... Read More