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By Anna Sillers
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Tuesday that the Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata will declare 33.8 million cars unsafe due to airbag defects. The move would double the company’s previous recall of 17 million vehicles.
By PBS NewsHour
More than 24 million vehicles have been recalled in the U.S. and around the world this year due to a defect in airbags manufactured by Takata. The Japanese company has resisted calls to do more, and today its president stepped…
Japanese manufacturer Takata is fighting demands by Congress for a nationwide recall of defective airbags linked to at least five deaths. The company maintains that the request is not supported by evidence and that Washington does not have the legal…
Exploding airbags manufactured by the Japanese company Takata were the focus of a Senate committee hearing. One in about 8 million cars in the U.S. have been recalled for the problem, which occurs when the inflators fire too much force,…
Automakers have recalled more than 50 million vehicles in 2014. The latest wave impacts certain cars with defective airbags from the Japanese company Takata. The airbags, which can can rupture and blast metal debris, have been linked to at least…
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