“For years Takata has built and sold defective inflators, refused to acknowledge the defect, and supplied inaccurate and misleading information, putting millions of Americans at risk,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told a news conference. “American drivers should not have to worry that a device designed to save their life might actually take it.”
Takata Airbag Recall
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.
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 with too much force and […]
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.