Airbags

Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. holds an example of the defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S. during a November 2014 hearing on Capitol Hill. (J. Scott Applewhite/2014 AP)

Dolan: Stay informed about airbag deployment dangers

This week’s question comes from Randolf G. in the Sunset, who asks:…

 

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How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

General Motors' deadly ignition switch flaws emerged from an effort to improve…

 

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GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2…

 

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GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

General Motors said Thursday it has forced out 15 employees for their…

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GM is fined $35 million over deadly defect

Federal safety regulators slapped General Motors with a record $35 million fine…

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GM recall reveals gaps in air bag knowledge

Here's an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: they don't…

AP Photo/Molly RileyThis April 1