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Daimler Vans USA is recalling approximately 1,232 2018 to 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter full-size vans because the air-bag systems may not have been activated after vehicle production.

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Honda to Add Advanced Air Bag to 2020 Vehicles

Honda has developed new passenger front air-bag technology that features an unconventional design specifically crafted to better protect occupants in a wide range of frontal collision scenarios, including angled crashes between vehicles or a vehicle and another object.

Toyota Camry Recalled for Air Bag Issue

Toyota is recalling its 2019 Camry mid-size sedan for a problem that may prevent the proper deployment of the front passenger air bag and knee air bag during a collision.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Recalled for Air Bag Issue

FCA is recalling 41,169 2019 Jeep Cherokee compact SUVs because the impact and acceleration sensors may fail and reduce the air bag system's ability to properly detect certain crash events.

Back Seat Passengers More at Risk in Frontal Collisions

When it comes to frontal crashes, rear-seat protection has not kept pace with front-seat safety systems and better restraint systems are required in the back, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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.