Lawmakers Seeking Answers from Takata, U.S. on Faulty Air BagsLawmakers are seeking answers from the maker of defective air bags and federal regulators as they focus on the biggest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.
U.S. to Fine Air Bag Maker $14,000 a DayFeds say Japanese company Takata did not fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators.
Feds Urge Nationwide Air Bag RecallDriver's side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.
US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag PerformanceThe probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn't deploy.
Those Air Bags May Need a Second LookAir bags represent a symbol of safety that’s required in all modern cars, but a recent alert issued by the government warns drivers to pump those brakes before hitting the wall.
Auto Executives: Obama Administration To Warn About Counterfeit Air BagsThe Obama administration is preparing to warn car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years that dangerous counterfeit bags may have been installed, according to auto industry officials who have been briefed by the government.