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Making Sure Your Family Is Protected When It Comes to Recalls

Kate Carr | Posted 05.22.2015 | Parents
Kate Carr

Car-related recalls get attention in the media and the majority of car owners take action. But what about the other life-threatening products that are recalled?

Honda Ousts President Following Air Bag Scandal

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co. — hurt by falling sales and embroiled in a crisis over defective air bags — is replacing its CEO. The Japanese aut...

U.S. Expands Massive Vehicle Recall Because Air Bags Shouldn't Spray Shrapnel At Drivers

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors are trying to determine whether Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp misled U.S. regulators abo...

Millions Of Cars Recalled Because Air Bags May Explode

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business

* Honda, Nissan, Mazda recall vehicles for potential Takata air bag issue * Air bags may explode, shoot shrapnel inside cars ...

Families Of Victims Want GM Prosecuted For Car Defects

AP | By TOM KRISHER and PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders re...

Toyota Recalls Over 10,000 Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Money

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. ...

GM Recalling Huge Number Of Cars Over Airbag Issue

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

May 24 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Thursday it is recalling 4,304 Chevrolet Malibu Eco cars sold in the United States to reprogram a modul...

NTSB Thinks Air Bags On Small Planes Might Help Save Lives

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Federal safety officials weighed Tuesday whether to recommend that some planes be equipped with air bags and shoulder-lap seatbelts...

BMW Recalling 200,000 Vehicles

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — BMW AG said Wednesday it was recalling 200,000 vehicles over concerns that the front passenger air bag may not deploy in a crash. ...