Dainese, an Italian company with North American headquarters in Costa Mesa, is putting air bag protection right into riders’ apparel.
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Ford expands their recall of F-150 pickup trucks that may have defective airbags.
General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle to lock and the passenger-side airbag not to work.