Steve Syson, the automotive engineer know as the “Father of the Airbag system”, reveals that Takata chose to use an unstable explosive propellant to inflate its airbags that General Motors excluded decades earlier because of the dangers. Syson is an expert used by Crashworthiness Attorney Todd Tracy in his safety defect cases against carmakers.
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.
Mazda, Subaru and Mitsubishi add 715,000 vehicles to the massive Takata Airbag Recall List. Mitsubishi is recalling 512,000 vehicles and the formal notices had not yet been filed. Mazda is recalling nearly 112,000 vehicles and Subaru is recalling 91,151 Imprezas for faulty Takata exploding airbags.
We have all heard of Toyota’s sudden unintended vehicle acceleration in the news for a long time, now. Koua Fong Lee spent 2.5 years in prision with the charge and conviction of vehicular homicide from his 1996 Toyota Camry. It crashed into a stopped family car killing Javis Trice-Adams Sr., and his 9-year-old son, Javis Adams […]
Following a previous recall, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that the recall of more than 2.12 million Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac, and Toyota vehicles for a defect that may cause airbags to deploy even when the vehicle is not involved in crash. This recall will provide vehicle owners with a new solution because the […]
In humid states, Honda is adding hundreds of thousands of vehicles to a previously announced recalls for passenger air bags that has the potential to explode. This could send shards of metal in to passenger compartment and seriously injure or kill occupants in the vehicle. Honda Accord, Civic and CR-V has air bag systems that […]