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Takata Recall Becomes Largest in History

Takata Corporation has expanded the scope of its airbag recall to 34 million automobiles. That is almost double the amount of vehicles in the original recall, and beats the 21 million cars recalled by Ford back in 1980. That makes the Takata recall the largest on record in the auto industry. Five deaths are thought to be linked to the…
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Federal Report Shines Light on Orlando Takata Airbag Death

We have more news on injuries caused by Takata airbags. The US Department of Transportation has released a report on the tragic death of an Orlando woman. In the report, investigators claim that the victim’s fatal injuries were caused by “fragments of the inflator” as they were “projected rearward.” The report goes on to describe the care the victim received…
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Reaching Beyond Malaysia to the U.S.- Takata Recall Thickens

In July 2014, a 42 year-old mother was involved in a low-speed crash. She was crossing an intersection on Borneo Island, Malaysia when another driver collided with her car, and her airbag deployed. She later died at the hospital with a shrapnel wound to the neck, allegedly caused by a defective airbag included in the Takata recall. How Does an…
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