Takata Airbag Defect Leads to Senate Hearing

Investigative Senate Hearing Reviews Takata Airbag Defect A Senate hearing convened to investigate numerous vehicle recalls related to Takata airbag defect, which date back as far as 2008. On Thursday, November 20th, a senior executive with Takata testified that a Takata airbag defect leads to corrosion of an inflator mechanism that can cause the airbags to explode and embed shrapnel into the driver or passengers. At least five deaths worldwide, including three in the US, and dozens of personal injuries have been linked to the Takata airbag … [Read more...]