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Recalled Airbags Found in CarMax Cars Listed For Sale, Study Says

A review of eight CarMax Inc. locations by safety advocates found more than one-in-four vehicles reviewed had unrepaired safety recalls, including some with airbag inflators linked to deadly malfunctions. A total of 461 vehicles contained at least one outstanding safety …

Florida Man Dies After Takata Airbag Inflator Ruptures During Car Repair

Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata airbag inflator, but this death wasn’t the result of a crash. Ramon V. Kuffo, 81, of Hialeah, Florida, was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer …

Bankrupt Takata Airbags Still Around

Takata’s lethally defective airbags proved to be the company’s undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world. Crushed by lawsuits, fines and recall costs, the Japanese …

Experts Say Airbag Victims Will Get Less Due to Takata Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy filing by Japanese airbag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding airbag inflators, according to outside legal experts and lawyers suing the company. …

Several Automakers Settle Takata Airbag Suit

Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW have reached a proposed settlement that would compensate owners of 15.8 million vehicles for money they lost due to the massive recall of Takata airbags. In documents filed Thursday with a federal court in Miami, …

Recalled Takata Airbags Being Installed in Used Cars

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata airbag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. …

Takata Airbag Victims Want $1B Settlement Delayed

People injured by Takata Corp.’s exploding airbags asked a judge to delay approving the $1 billion settlement with the U.S. hours before the car-parts maker was due to appear in court to plead guilty as part of the accord. The …

Takata Airbag Recall of 42M Cars Needs to Move More Quickly

The U.S. government is trying to get automakers to move faster to fix 42 million vehicles that are being recalled because of potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators. Expressing renewed concern about the pace of the recall, which is the largest …

U.S. Says GM Can Delay Recall to Prove Airbag Safety

U.S. auto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective airbags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit. The unusual move by …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Joins List of Notorious Recalls of Cars, Foods

Samsung Electronics Co.’s recall of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone will be one of the biggest recalls ever in the technology industry. The South Korean conglomerate pulled the plug on the entire product line and slashed its third-quarter profit …