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2019/05/02 — BOB Information Campaign Update: We want our customers to be aware of a recent development with our BOB Information Campaign (for BOB jogging strollers made before 9/30/15). Britax received four reports of breakage on thru-bolt axles that shipped as part of the Information Campaign. We have not had any reports of injuries. The first report was on April 18th and we received an additional three reports by Friday, April 26th. We notified the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)


2019/04/10 — We share a message from our President Robert McCutcheon: As you might have seen last week, there were some reports in the news about our recent settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding BOB jogging strollers which were made before September 2015.


2019/04/03 — BOB Gear Jogging Stroller Is Safe: At Britax, we take safety very seriously and regret any injuries that may have occurred while using our products. It’s unfortunate the Washington Post article characterizes the pre-September 2015 BOB jogging stroller settlement as simply politics. We worked with the article’s author to provide our perspective on the case, much of which did not make it into the article.


2019/04/01 — New Britax® B-Lively Double Stroller Offers Comfort and Convenience for Growing Families: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and strollers and leader in child passenger safety technology, today announced the new B-Lively Double Stroller. This two-seat, side-by-side stroller allows for easy, smooth strolling with all-wheel suspension and a quick-fold, lightweight aluminum frame.


2019/03/28 — Mike Weccardt Appointed CEO of Britax: Britax, the leading global child safety product manufacturer, today announces that Mike Weccardt has been appointed CEO of Britax Group as of April 15, 2019.


2019/02/14 — Alexander Lacik to step down as CEO of Britax: Britax, the leading global child safety product manufacturer, today announces that Alexander Lacik will transition out of his position as CEO of Britax. The search process for his successor has already started. Alexander Lacik will remain in role for the time being to lead the transition to new leadership.


2019/02/06 — Britax® SafeWash™ Car Seats – Safety That Naturally Holds Up in the Wash: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and leader in child passenger safety technology, along with select Brixy specialty baby product stores, is pleased to introduce Britax SafeWash car seats. This new line features covers that do not have added flame retardant chemicals, making them safe to machine wash and dry again and again while maintaining safety properties.


2019/01/28 — Introducing the Britax DualFit™ Combination Harness-2-Booster: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and child passenger safety technology leader, introduces its new DualFit™ Combination Harness-2-Booster. This 2-in-1 car seat transitions into a comfortable belt-positioning booster once a child has outgrown their 5-point harness, offering real value for parents of growing children.


2019/01/08 — Robert McCutcheon joins Britax Child Safety, Inc. as President of the Americas: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, has named Robert McCutcheon as president and managing director of the Americas region. McCutcheon will lead Britax to strengthen its position as an innovator in car seat safety and stroller mobility, while adding fresh perspectives to the organization with new talent.


2018/09/27 — Alexander Lacik appointed new CEO of Britax: Britax, the leading global child safety product manufacturer, today announces that Alexander Lacik has been appointed new CEO of Britax as of October 1, 2018.


2018/09/05 — Britax B-Ready® G3 Stroller Features a Refreshing Look and Premium Feel: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces its new B-Ready® G3, the ultimate stroller for families with ever-changing needs. With stylish premium fabrics, this refreshed stroller features a modular design with 12 seating options; an oversized, storage basket with front and rear access; and convenient, one-step fold, even with the second seat attached.


2018/08/16 — New B-Lively Stroller and Travel Systems from Britax Feature Convenience, Functionality and Safety: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces its new B-Lively Stroller and B-Lively Travel Systems. These recent additions to the Britax family of products provides parents with quick-folding, easy strolling solutions so they can enjoy family walks from day one.


2018/07/31 — Britax Introduces Dual Comfort for a Cool, Dry and Comfortable Car Ride: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces Dual Comfort, available exclusively at Target starting in late-July. The new collection features an innovative wicking fabric that absorbs moisture 25 percent faster, keeping baby cooler and drier.


2018/07/19 — New Cool N Dry Collection from Britax Designed for Maximum Comfort and Safety: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces the Cool N Dry Collection available exclusively on BuyBuyBaby.com. The new line of car seats features a high-performance Thermo5™ knit blend with 30 percent Bamboo Charcoal that wicks away moisture and naturally allows air to flow.


2018/06/18 — New Pathway™ Stroller and Travel System from Britax Offer a Smooth, Stylish Ride: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces its new Pathway™ Stroller and Travel System. This recent addition to the Britax family of products combines fashion, safety, convenience and function for trendy parents, infants and tots alike.


2018/04/18 — Coming Soon: New Premium Collection from Britax: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, along with select Brixy specialty baby product stores, is proud to premiere the much-awaited Britax Premium Collection featuring Nanotex®.


2018/04/09 — New Britax Highpoint Belt-Positioning Booster Offers Big Safety for Big Kids: Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and a leader in child passenger safety technology, introduces the HighpointTM Belt-Positioning Booster for big kids, which offers unique safety features that Britax is known for, while also proving stylish, comfortable and convenient to use.


2018/04/09 — Essentials™ by Britax® SkylineTM Belt-Positioning Booster is Now Available: Britax safety is now even more affordable with the introduction of the Essentials™ by Britax® new SkylineTM Belt-Positioning Booster. This booster, built with growing children in mind, is designed with safety features such as a 10-position quick adjust head restraint for head protection at all stages of growth, while also keeping in mind that “big kids” demand stylish seats, comfortable fabrics and cup holders.


2018/03/19 — Making Safety Cool with the New Britax Cool Flow Collection: Britax Child Safety, Inc., the leader in child passenger safety technology and U.S. car seat manufacturer, announces the Cool Flow Collection. A ventilated mesh fabric improves air flow and comfort without sacrificing any Britax safety levels and is available on seats from birth-to-big kid – a first for the brand.


2018/02/16 — BOB Gear Jogging Stroller Is Safe: Today, BOB Gear by Britax announced that it declined the CPSC’s request to recall BOB jogging strollers in the U.S. made before September 2015.


2018/01/29 — New Britax B-Mobile Stroller Blends Convenience and Portability: The latest lightweight stroller from Britax Child Safety, Inc. offers their smallest, most compact fold yet. The new B-Mobile Stroller is designed to make family life on-the-go easier for both parents and baby. When you want to leave your larger full-service stroller at home, the B-Mobile comes through in the clutch - easy to navigate, transport, and store during every day errands to fun weekend activities.


2018/01/11 — Britax Child Safety, Inc. Introduces Essentials™ by Britax®: Britax Child Safety, Inc., a leader in child passenger safety technology, announces the arrival of Essentials™ by Britax®. Built upon the premise that every child should receive the best possible protection, the new brand extends Britax safety to a greater number of families when they travel.


2017/10/17 — Britax View-N-Go Backseat Organizer and Car Seat Caddy are Crash Tested for Safety While Keeping Kids Entertained and Organized Every Trip: Britax Child Safety, Inc., the leader in child passenger safety technology and U.S. car seat manufacturer, announces the launch of two travel accessories, the View-N-Go Backseat Organizer™ and the Car Seat Caddy™.


2017/10/16 — Introducing the B-Free Stroller: With new space and accessibility features, the 2017 B-Free stroller is ready to help parents keep going, bring more, and stay longer with their little ones.


2017/08/17 — Britax Safety Meets Style This Fall with the Spark Collection: Exclusively Available at Locally Trusted Brixy Baby Stores in the US


2017/07/20 — Britax Names New Vice President of Product Development and Engineering: Britax Names New Vice President of Product Development and Engineering


2017/07/11 — Endeavours Infant Car Seat: 2017-08-Britax is Raising the Bar on Infant Safety with the Endeavours Infant Car Seat


2017/02/16 — Safety Notice: Voluntary recall involves Click & Go receiver mounts on Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers being used in travel system mode


2016/10/18 — ABC Kids Expo: Booth (#2944) features car seats, strollers and accessories from both BOB Gear and Britax


2016/09/16 — Announcing Child Passenger Safety Week 2016: Britax Reinforces Commitment to Safety During Child Passenger Safety Week


2016/08/23 — Britax Raises the Bar in Rear-Facing Safety with the Anti-Rebound Bar: The Anti-Rebound Bar provides advanced protection for rear-facing children by increasing stability, reducing rotation and lowering risk of injury


2016/08/10 — New! Britax 2017 B-Ready Stroller: With improvements in style, versatility and compatibility the 2017 B-Ready in-line stroller is ready for anything the parenthood journey presents.


2016/07/07 — Britax Names Maria Montaño as President of the Americas: Montaño comes to Britax with over 15 years of executive experience in General Management and Strategic Planning with Nike, Univision, and most recently Bugaboo.


2016/05/23 — Britax Refreshes B-Agile Stroller Line: Britax recently announced updated versions of its flagship B-Agile single and double strollers, as well as the B-Agile travel systems featuring the compatible B-Safe 35 Elite and B-Safe 35 infant car seats.


2016/01/26 — Safety Notice: Select B-Ready Strollers (2010-2012): Affects certain B-Ready strollers and top seats manufactured from April 1, 2010 to December 31, 2012.


2016/01/21 — Safety Notice: Certain B-Safe 35 & B-Safe 35 Elite Infant Car Seats: Recall involves the carry handle on certain Britax B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seat models manufactured between October 1, 2014 – July 1, 2015


2016/01/11 — Britax Refreshes B-Agile 3 Strollers and Travel Systems: The updated B-Agile 3 Stroller rolls into 2016 with a fresh, new look while retaining superior performance.


2015/11/17 — Britax Ranks #1 in Safety Technology: Safety Experts Continue to Rank Britax #1 in Safety Technology


2015/08/13 — Safety Notice: ClickTight Convertible Car Seats (2014-2015): Recall Includes Britax Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight, and Marathon ClickTight Model Convertible Car Seats Manufactured Between August 1, 2014 - July 29, 2015


2015/03/16 — Britax Debuts New, Bright Colors for B-Agile 3 Stroller: The newest addition to the Britax family arrives just in time for spring registries


2014/11/14 — Britax Introduces New Infant Car Seats that Protect with Leading Safety Technologies: The new Britax B-Safe 35 Elite and B-Safe 35 infant car seats allow the newest members of the family to stay safe and comfy on the go.


2014/11/12 — IIHS Rates All Britax Booster Seats as ‘BEST BET’ in Category: Every Britax Harness-2-Booster seat earned a "BEST BET" today, the top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


2014/09/16 — Britax Brings Game-Changing ClickTight to Convertible Car Seats: The leader in safety technology, changing car seat installation forever


2014/08/16 — Britax Announces Global Brand Repositioning for Child Mobile Safety Products: The first step in its international rebranding effort, Britax introduced a new, modern logo and brand identity


2014/06/08 — Britax Debuts Sleek B-Agile 4 Stroller: Britax, the leader in mobile safety for more than 70 years, now offers the B-Agile 4 stroller.


2014/03/01 — Britax Aligns with “No Kids Policy” for Paparazzi Photos: In an effort to end the increasing number of disturbances caused when paparazzi pursue children of celebrities, Britax announced today its support for the "No Kids Policy."


2014/02/24 — New Britax Affinity Stroller Combines Top Fashion with Superior Function: Parents looking to blend high fashion with high function have met their perfect strolling companion in the new Britax Affinity.


2013/11/07 — Britax Enhances Convertible Car Seats with New Fashions and "More to Measure" Education: This December, Britax launches a new crop of colorful fashions for its refreshed convertible car seats.


2013/11/02 — Britax Enhances Booster Seat Safety: Continuing its 70-year commitment to safety and innovation, Britax redesigned its belt-positioning and Harness-2-Booster seats in 2013.


2013/08/24 — Britax Debuts New Waterproof Seat Saver: Parents no longer need to worry about potty training accidents, diaper leaks or wet bathing suits with the new Seat Saver Waterproof Liner from Britax, made with moisture-wicking performance fabric.


2013/08/09 — Britax ClickTight Revolutionizes Car Seat Installation: The Britax ClickTight Installation System uses the vehicle's seat belt to safely secure car seats instead of relying on the LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children).


2013/07/19 — Customize Your Britax Stroller with New Fashion Inserts: Parents can now personalize their Britax B-Agile stroller with fresh, bright fashion inserts.


2013/06/17 — New Britax Pioneer 70 Grows with your Child: As children grow up, they need seats that grow with them. That's why Britax is introducing the Pioneer 70 combination Harness-2-Booster seat.


2013/06/04 — Britax Refreshes Parkway SG and Parkway SGL Belt-Positioning Booster Seats: For parents with older children, Britax introduces easily portable Parkway SG and Parkway SGL belt-positioning booster seats.


2013/05/05 — Britax Debuts Vibrant New Fashions for B-Agile: Three bright new spring fashions have strutted off the runway and on to the Britax B-Agile.


2013/04/23 — Britax Opens New North and South American Headquarters in Fort Mill: Britax Child Safety, Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers of car seats, strollers and baby carriers officially opened the doors to its North and South American headquarters today.


2013/03/03 — Britax Introduces its Most Innovative Harness-2-Booster Seats: CLICK! That's the new sound of a secure installation. That's the sound of a parent's peace of mind.


2013/01/01 — Britax Rings in New Year with Three New Fashions for B-Ready: This year's hottest shades — bright copper, mossy green and slate gray — will be the featured fashions on Britax's line of B-Ready strollers.