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Chrysler recalling minivans for air bag defect

Chrysler is recalling 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year because the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side in a crash. Full story

Hyundai hit with $14 million verdict in U.S. airbag trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury found South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co <005380.KS> should pay $14 million to a Virginia man who suffered traumatic brain damage in a car accident after the side air bags in his 2008 Hyundai Tiburon failed to deploy. Full story

US investigates Honda minivans for air bag trouble

U.S. safety regulators have added about 320,000 older model Honda Odyssey minivans to a widening probe of faulty air bags that affects at least three automakers and more than 2 million vehicles. Full story

News Summary: US probes Honda minivan air bags

MINIVAN PROBE: U.S. safety regulators have added about 320,000 older model Honda Odyssey minivans to a widening probe of faulty air bags that affects at least three automakers and more than 2 million vehicles. Full story

8 gadget ideas for Father’s Day

   Steve Greenberg, author of “Gadget Nation,” shows off a few products you can give your dad for Father’s Day, such as small device to analyze his golf swing, an iPhone case that doubles as a tool kit, and an iceless cooler.

Safety regulators warn of exploding air bags

   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s David Strickland warned consumers today about the dangerous sale of counterfeit air bags. Despite the risk, NHTSA believes that the problem affects less than 0.1 percent of vehicles and is not aware of any deaths or injuries connected to the phony air

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