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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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Takata Settles Airbag Debacle, But Many Cars Still Aren’t Safe …

Takata Settles Airbag Cases to Reorganize Last week, every major news outlet had an article about the news that Takata has settled its airbag litigations with everyone from injured victims to car makers. They did this to move out of … Continue reading

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Takata Airbag Recall- It’s Not Over…’til it’s Over

And it’s not Over… On January 9, 2018, Takata expanded its already massive recall by an additional 3.3 million airbag inflators.  This most recent recall addresses concerns that the airbags may deploy and fire dangerous metal fragments in to the … Continue reading

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