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NHTSA Urges Florida Check for Takata Air Bags

South Florida is the highest risk area of the nation—with three Floridians ranking among the nearly two dozen lost lives attributed to the defective air bags, according to NHTSA.

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Toyota Recalls 700K Vehicles in South Africa Over Airbag Concerns

Toyota South Africa has recalled more than 700,000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, due to risks of the airbag bursting.

Takata Air Bag Recall Expands Further

The phased safety recall will add another 3.3 million frontal air-bag inflators that are at risk for exploding.

What's Wrong With Takata Air Bags?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains what makes Takata air bag inflators life-threatening. Video courtesy of NHTSA.

Using Facebook to Boost Recall Response

To convey the urgency of the Takata recall and improve response rates, Honda produced videos targeted to Facebook users who haven't brought in their vehicle. This video features Stephanie Erdman, an Air Force officer who nearly lost her right eye after a Takata air bag inflator ruptured during a crash. Video via YouTube.

How Fleets Should Approach Airbag Recalls

For airbag recall repairs, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has prioritized hot and humid areas, and older model-year vehicles.

Takata Files for Bankruptcy

Scandal-plagued automotive supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in the wake of the largest recall in U.S. history. So what comes next? Video courtesy of Bloomberg.

Takata Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Auto safety parts supplier Takata Corp. pleads guilty to a wire fraud criminal charge and agrees to pay $1 billion to resolve a Justice Department probe into the company's sale of defective air bags and the associated coverup. Video courtesy of ABC Action News.

Takata Pleading Guilty to Wire Fraud

In a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Justice, Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud and pay $1 billion in criminal penalties arising from the sale of defective air bag inflators. Video courtesy of CNBC. For the full story, click here.

11th U.S. Death Tied to Takata Air Bags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has attributed another death -- the 11th in the U.S. -- to a Takata air bag inflator rupture. The victim was a 50-year-old woman in Riverside County, Calif. Video courtesy of KCAL9/CBS Los Angeles.