PBS NewsHour

Automakers recall 14 million cars for exploding airbags

Clip: 09/12/2014 | 4m 52s

Airbags are a major defense for car passengers in an accident. But airbags supplied by the Takata Corporation to several automakers have been found to rupture or explode after a front crash, causing serious injuries and two deaths. Recalls related to the defect have now exceeded 14 million. Jeffrey Brown talks to David Shepardson of The Detroit News about how regulators are tackling the problem.

Aired: 09/12/14

Rating: NR

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