By JOEL SCHECTMAN “This signals that NHTSA is getting serious in its safety watchdog role,” said Todd Tracy, a Dallas-based attorney who specializes in product liability cases against automakers. “There was a sense that they had kept their head in the sand for far too long. You are going to
Congressional hearing last month urged Takata executive to create a compensation fund for victims similar to one established by General Motors after its ignition switch recall. Kevin Kennedy, an executive vice president, from Takata said, “Takata believes that a national compensation fund is not currently required,”
A women named Jewel Brangman, 26 in Los Angles-area is known to be dead as the 8th victim of deadly Takata Airbag defect affecting so many people all across the United States. She died from neck and head injuries when the driver’s air bag in her rented 2001 Honda Civic inflated
Honda is adding 1.39 million vehicle, broadening this campaign which brings the total number of cars from Honda in need of the fix on the passenger’s side to 2.3 million.
A Louisiana driver was killed in an auto crash with the exploding Takata airbag inflator, Honda confirmed. The driver’s side airbag inflator ruptured in the 2005 Honda Civic that had Takata airbags. The name of the victim that was killed in the accident was Kylan Langlinais.
Honorable Michael C. Burgess asks when Takata will have a SAFE, not safer, but SAFE, replacement part available?
On the Congressional hearing with update on Takata airbag recall, the honorable chairman from Texas, Mr. Burgess expressed his serious concern over the deficient Takata airbags that could rupture metal shrapnel in to the occupants of the vehicle killing and injuring public at large. Since last hearing, tragically, there has been an