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GM Fighting To Avoid Replacing Takata Airbags, Puts Public At Risk

The Takata airbag recall has been the largest automotive recall in history. The recall is centered around airbags which can explode with too much force, sending deadly shrapnel flying through vehicles. Almost two dozen deaths and hundreds of injuries worldwide … Continue reading

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Hawaii Reaches Settlement With Takata

Tens of thousands of cars with defective Takata airbags are still on the roadways and more recalls are expected through 2019. The airbags are responsible for 22 deaths worldwide, 20 of those in the United States and thousands of injuries. … Continue reading

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NHTSA Demands Meetings with Top Automakers Following Takata Recall Failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has drafted letters to 12 major automakers that failed to meet a December 2017 deadline for completing repairs on high-priority vehicles equipped with defective Takata airbag inflators. Details of the Takata Recall Letters … Continue reading

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Automakers Resort To Door-To-Door Program To Implement Takata Recall

The Takata airbag scandal seems never-ending. Recently, Ford Motor Company recalled additional pickup trucks in their 2006 Ranger line, warning owners not to drive the vehicles until the repairs are made. Still, automakers are experiencing difficulties getting owners to bring … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Call for New Takata Airbag Hearing

The U.S. Senate Commerce subcommittee, which is also responsible for overseeing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will conduct a new hearing focusing on the status of the Takata airbag inflator recalls, which lawmakers claim is moving too slow. … Continue reading

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