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Audi Cars in China Recalled Over Airbags From German Supplier

FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Ltd, a Chinese joint venture of Volkswagen AG, will recall 270,635 Audi cars in China due to an air bag software issue, China’s quality watchdog said. A spokeswoman at Audi China said the airbags were from a German …

Carmakers, Regulators Looking Into Flaws in Air Bag Technology

When Ford Motor Co. recalled 600,000 sport-utility vehicles last week, it became the fourth carmaker this year to acknowledge an issue with malfunctioning air bags. So far in 2014, automakers in the U.S. have recalled about 6.6 million cars and …

Trade Group Applauds 2 N.Y. Laws That Target Counterfeit Airbags, VIN Forgeries

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed two pieces of legislation that seek to put greater fraud protections in place and increase safety for the state’s drivers and passengers. The New York Insurance Association (NYIA) applauded the legislature and the …

US Safety Regulator Warns about Counterfeit Airbags

The U.S. safety regulator issued a warning on Wednesday to consumers with repaired vehicles that they may have air bags that don’t inflate in an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said testing had revealed the problem involving the …