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Second driver killed by airbag inflator from Tennessee's ARC

Critics say probe of Takata-like flaw has been 'dormant' since first death in 2016

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Ford loses track of dangerous airbags, forcing recalls of 154,000 vehicles

Biggest of the two recalls covers mid-2000s Ranger pickups

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Takata recall of 10 million replacement airbag inflators could get even larger

Supplier performs a do-over, and regulators may expand the recall

The 10 million inflator recall made public Wednesday covers inflators that were a temporary fix. The figure includes some inflators never installed. Separately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is assessing whether to compel the recall of tens of millions of additional Takata air bag inflators that have a drying agent.

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A look inside Honda’s “Safety For Everyone” research and development operation

Autoblog got a rare peek inside Honda's safety R&D operation in Ohio

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Honda will introduce new front passenger airbag design in 2020

Honda says it limits rotational velocity of the head in a crash

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Feds investigate whether Mazda CX-9 side airbags can inadvertently deploy

Two owners said they went off for no reason while driving

Two owners said they went off for no reason while driving.

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US expands probe into ZF-TRW airbag failure-to-deploy to 12.3 million vehicles

8 deaths may be attributable; affects Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, FCA

8 deaths may be attributable; affects Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, FCA.

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Hyundai developing safety system calibrated for 'secondary impacts'

Aimed to help protect occupants during two-part accidents

Aimed to help protect occupants during two-part accidents.

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GM to fix unexpected airbag deployment problem on Colorado ZR2 trucks

Owners can take their trucks to dealers now

Owners can take their trucks to dealers now.

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Honda airbags are being stolen

A nationwide rash of thefts targets mostly newer Civics and Accords

A nationwide rash of thefts targets mostly newer Civics and Accords.

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Ford agrees to $299M Takata airbag settlement

Money covers economic losses by owners who need to get their cars fixed

Ownership
Maxi-Cosi AxissFix Air is the world's first child seat with airbags

It's expensive, but worth it

The world of child car seats is vast and varied. There are dozens of companies that offer hundreds of options, each offering different levels of protection for smaller occupants. Maxi-Cosi, one of the first companies to introduce child seats in Europe back in the 1980s, has introduced a new level of protection with its AxissFix Air. It's the first child seat with a built-in airbag.

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Hyundai recalls some 2011 Sonatas: Airbags might not deploy

Airbags failed in four crashes; also, seat belts might not tighten

Hyundai knows of four crashes in which Sonata owners say airbags didn't deploy.

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