772,000 More Honda & Acura Vehicles Recalled With Possible Deadly Takata Air Bag Defect

Takata Air Bag Deadly Defect

On Tuesday, Honda announced that it was recalling an additional 772,000 Honda & Acura vehicles in the U.S. for potentially defective and deadly air bag inflators made by the Japanese supplier, Takata Corp. (ABC news report.)  More than 100 million vehicles with these airbags involving 17 automakers have been recalled worldwide, including 69 million in…

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Dangerous Unrepaired High-Risk Vehicles with Takata Air Bags Still Being Driven By Unsuspecting Drivers

Automobile Safety

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that new test data on a particular subset of defective Takata air bag inflators in certain model-year 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment. This finding prompted an urgent call from the NHTSA to ensure that unrepaired…

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Recall of Additional 35-40 Million Potentially Deadly Takata Air Bag Inflators

Automobile Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it is expanding and accelerating the recall of Takata air bag inflators. The additional estimated 35-40 million inflators adds to the already 28.8 million inflators previously recalled. Takata air bags have been installed in tens of millions of U.S. vehicles and are subject…

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