BMW Recalling 200,000 Vehicles Due to Defective AirBags

The German luxury auto maker is recalling 200,000 vehicles because of a defect in the front passenger airbag. The German automaker said the recall involves the 2006 3 Series, the 2004-2006 5 Series, and the 2004-2006 X3 compact sport utility vehicles in the United States. The National Highway Transportation Safety Board posted on its website that small cracks could develop in a seat detection mat and deactivate the front passenger air bags.