The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its warning on airbag recalls to 7.8 million vehicles. Affected manufacturers include Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.
Takata is planning extensive advertising campaign to first targeting high-humidity states like Texas and Florida for the consumers to get the exploding airbag defect fixed. NHTSA has already confirmed that Takata airbag rupture with metal shrapnel are most likely have a greater probability to occur due to prolonged exposure to high humidity.
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 additional death attributed to an […]
Takata exploding airbag issue is not new to US public. Takata Corporation announced that an estimated 33.8 million cars will be recalled due to defective airbags manufactured by a Takata subsidiary which is the largest recall of a consumer product in U.S. history.
Defective Takata airbags that are used by the major vehicle manufacturers like Toyota, Honda, Ford, GMC, Nissan etc. could become the largest vehicle safety recall in the history. More than 30 million cars and trucks nationwide are equipped with defective Takata airbags (As per. Oct. 26th 2014). Takata Corporation announced that an estimated 33.8 million cars will be […]
More than 14 million vehicles have been recalled by 11 automakers including Honda, Toyota, BMW, Nissan, Chrysler and Mazda due to the defect in the airbags made by Takata. These airbags explodes in frontal crash with the piece of shrapnel flying that can cause serious injuries and death of the occupants in the vehicle. These airbags […]