Airbag Protection In Something You Want To Wear Is Finally Here

Up until now, if you wanted to wrap your body in airbag-equipped riding gear, you normally had to go with a full-on race suit like the pros in MotoGP and World Superbike. That's starting to change, and the latest entrant is the Alpinestars Tech-Air Street system. » 11/04/14 7:46pm 11/04/14 7:46pm

Watch A Cadillac CTS-V's Airbags Explode During A Pre-Wedding Autocross

GM Engineer Brad Doerr's fiancée Holly would normally be out on the track with him and their Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for a day of auto-crossing, but she was a little busy getting primped for the wedding they'd planned just two hours later. So there he was, alone, out on a fairly tame course when all of a sudden his… » 6/05/12 12:30pm 6/05/12 12:30pm

GM to recall 38,400 Pontiac G8s over airbag issue

GM will recall 38,400 2008 and 2009 Pontiac G8s in response to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concern regarding the front passenger air bag modules. » 11/06/11 9:00am 11/06/11 9:00am

Hyundai recalling 95K Elantras over faulty airbag sensors

The recall bug's biting Hyundai today, causing them to recall 95,783 2007-2008MY Elantras over a faulty airbag sensor. Part of the service involves apologizing to owners when they see how much better the new Elantra is. » 3/18/11 10:45am 3/18/11 10:45am

Ford's Next-Gen Airbag Spares Ribs, Looks Like A Saggy Butt

The 2012 Focus debuts Ford's next-generation airbag, designed with an internal tether which shapes the bag to reduce pressure and injuries to the ribs and abdomen. It also makes the airbag look like an old lady's bottom. » 9/16/10 12:00am 9/16/10 12:00am

Man Rides Exploding Airbag Indoors, Internet Laughs

Let's cover a few basics. First, we've seen this sort of thing before, but it's never been quite this funny. Second, isn't a room with a ceiling a bad idea? And third, why do these people always have southern accents? » 4/15/10 2:00pm 4/15/10 2:00pm

Ford Recalling 470,000 Mustangs - Muscle Car Wars Show Softer Side

Seems that Ford is going out of its way to make sure your Mustang riding, no seatbelt wearing kids won't get overly clobbered in an accident. Ford is recalling 470,000 Mustangs between 2005 and 2008 vintage to recalibrate the airbag deployment force. Seems through internal testing, Ford has determined the airbag may… » 2/27/08 4:00pm 2/27/08 4:00pm

The Big Ass Airbag May Save Your Life, Cost You Your Dignity

We're not really sure what more there is to add to this photo of what claims to be a revolutionary airbag, but is quite... er... kallipygian. While we guess the design helps prevent you from snapping your neck or being guided into the pillar, there's no getting around the fact that it looks like you've just gone nose… » 1/04/08 4:30pm 1/04/08 4:30pm