Takata ordered to preserve defective air bag inflators,
 give NHTSA all testing data for Federal investigation

February 25: Preservation order requires Takata to keep all air bag inflators removed through recall process as evidence for NHTSA’s investigation and private litigation cases.

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 NHTSA seeks new tools from Congress to protect
 consumers renting vehicles or buying used cars

February 20: Would require rental agencies, used car dealers to fix defects before renting or selling recalled vehicles. Also, NHTSA fines airbag maker Takata.

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 NHTSA announces follow-up recall of 2.12 million
 cars, SUVs because fixes from previous recall failed

January 31:This recall of Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac, and Toyota vehicles is for defect that may cause airbags to deploy inadvertently.

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 NHTSA is calling for national recall
 of certain defective Takata driver-side air bags

The decison to call for a national recall of vehicles with certain Takata-made driver’s side frontal air bags is based on the agency's evaluation of a recent driver’s side air bag failure in a vehicle outside the current regional recall area. Unless Takata and the involved manufacturers quickly agree to this recall, NHTSA will use its full statutory powers to ensure vehicles that use the same or similar air bag inflator are recalled. Details

  >> Information for vehicle owners on the Takata recalls
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NHTSA Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Has your recalled car been repaired? Your VIN can quickly tell you!

NHTSA unveils new, free, online search tool using your Vehicle Identification Number to find out if a recalled vehicle still needs to be fixed. Read more | Try the lookup tool now!

NHTSA introduces Car Seat Finder to help parents choose the right seat

NHTSA introduces Car Seat Finder tool

The Car Seat Finder is an easy-to-use tool that lets you do just that. Enter your child's birth date, weight and height to get car seat type results that fit your child, based on our recommendations. Find the right seat | News release


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