Samsung Galaxy Note 7s is now considered a contraband for all flights to and from the United States of America. It is no longer flight ready, according to a law passed by a group of US regulators on Friday. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Note 7s banned from all US Flights
Mercedes (Auto News): A federal district judge in California has approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz over faulty roof air conditioners in Sprinter vans. Image: File Photo The settlement extends the warranty on about 10,000 Freightliner and Mercedes Sprinter vans nationwide, attorneys representing plaintiffs in the case said. Customers said the air … Continue reading Mercedes Sprinter Van: Court Approves Compensation In AC Defect Lawsuit.
TAKATA Corp. (Auto News): Critics of embattled airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. said last week’s deadly explosion of a truck carrying parts to its Mexican factory underscores questions about the safety of the chemical compound at the center of the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Sens. Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut … Continue reading Takata truck blast revives concerns over airbag propellant.
AutoNews--Toyota Motor Corp. said it’s recalling about 3.4 million vehicles globally to repair separate flaws involving leaky fuel tanks and curtain airbags that may crack and injure occupants. The larger fuel tank recall affects 2.87 million vehicles worldwide, including Prius hybrids and Corolla compacts, the company said in an e-mail. Toyota said fuel emissions control … Continue reading Toyota recalls 3.4 million cars globally over airbags, fuel tanks.
A young girl aged 17 has become another victim of an exploding Takata air bag. The girl died after her car crashed near Houston. The girl named Richmond from Texas was driving a 2002 Honda Civic in Fort Bend County when the car crashed into another vehicle forcing the airbags to go off. The malfunctioning airbag … Continue reading Girl Killed By a Malfunctioning Takata Airbag.