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Lexus ES Recalled for Driver Knee Airbag

Toyota is recalling an estimated 560 2019 Lexus ES luxury sedans because the driver knee airbag may not have been properly fastened to the instrument assembly during the production process.

Another 1.7M Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags

Six automakers are recalling an estimated 1.7 million vehicles, including Sprinter vans, for faulty Takata air bag inflators that can be fatal when they fracture and spray shrapnel into drivers and passengers.

Hyundai to Offer Air-Bag System for Multiple Collisions

Because 30% of accidents involve a secondary impact, Hyundai Motor Group is developing a first-of-its-kind air-bag system designed to improve driver and passenger safety and reduce injuries in accidents with two or more collisions.

Toyota Recalls Land Cruiser for Seat Belt Defect

Toyota is recalling 89,740 of 2008 to 2019 Land Cruiser and Lexus LX 570 large SUVs for a possible seat-belt defect that could cause three front air bags not to deploy, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

16.7M Takata Air Bags Remain on the Roads

About 16.7 million of the faulty Takata air-bag inflators still haven't been replaced about three years after federal regulators began to oversee a broad-ranging recall of the defective inflators that have caused at least 15 deaths in the U.S., according to a new report.

EPA Speeds Up Removal of Takata Air-Bag Inflators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has implemented an interim rule to facilitate the removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles and prevent those in scrap vehicles from being reused.