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JPML Establishes Multidistrict Litigation for Lawsuits Over Chrysler and GM Airbag Inflator Ruptures
The U.S. JPML has ordered all airbag inflator rupture lawsuits filed over ARC airbag components used in GM and Chrysler vehicles consolidated before one federal judge for pretrial proceedings.
Airbag Explosions Continue to Cause Deaths, Years After Faulty Inflators Recalled
The NHTSA urges consumers to check to see if their vehicle is affected by Takata airbag recalls, as faulty inflators continue to cause consumer deaths due to airbag explosions.
Volvo S60, S80 Recall Issued Over Exploding Airbag Risks
More than 450,000 Volvo sedans contain defective airbags, which may rupture and explode, sending sharp metal or plastic shrapnel toward vehicle occupants.
Safety of Airbags in Another 30 Million Vehicles With Takata Inflators Under Investigation by NHTSA
Federal regulators are investigating another 30 million vehicles which may need to be recalled due to problems with Takata airbag inflators.
Ford Takata Airbag Recall Ends Up Affecting 2.6M Vehicles
Ford has recalled about 2.6 million vehicles equipped with Takata airbags which could explode and kill or injure vehicle occupants.
Recalled Ford Ranger Airbags Were Replaced With More Takata Airbags, NHTSA Warns
Ford is recalling tens of thousands of Ford Ranger vehicles, some of which may have had explosive and dangerous Takata airbag inflators replaced with other Takata inflators just as likely…
Ford Airbag Risks Result in Recall of 3 Million Vehicles
Federal auto safety officials have rejected a petition by Ford seeking to avoid recalling about three million vehicles with defective Takata airbags.
NHTSA Forces GM Recall for 7M Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet Pickup Trucks and SUVs Due to Takata Airbags
Federal highway safety officials are requiring a massive recall that impacts about seven million Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe and Avalanche vehicles, as well as Cadillac Escalade, GMC Sierra and Yukon…
Vehicle Owners Urged To Get Safety Recalls Fixed After Nearly 1,000 Recalls In 2019
Federal regulators urge vehicle owners to have recall issues addressed and repaired to make U.S. roadways safer.
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