View Here : Takata Airbag
Investigated Takata’s PSAN air bag inflators and successfully pressured Takata to recall the tens of millions of defective air bag inflators it sold. Communicated with the vehicle manufacturers about the safety of their vehicles, appropriate prioritization of the vehicles, replacement-parts availability and timing, and the safety of the replacement parts being used.
The largest automotive recall in history centers around the defective Takata Corp. air bags that are found in millions of vehicles that are manufactured by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.
On August 22, 2016, a truck transporting Takata airbag parts was involved in a crash in Quemado, Texas that caused the cargo to explode, destroying a house and killing a woman inside. On January 13, 2017, the United States charged three Takata executives, Shinichi Tanaka, Hideo Nakajima and Tsueno Chikaraishi for Takata's exploding airbags.
Tens of millions of airbags are defective. Even a minor fender-bender can cause these airbags to rupture, spraying metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. In response, vehicle manufacturers are conducting the largest safety recall in U.S. history. Authorized dealerships are replacing defective airbags for free.
Takata air bag recall expands by 3.3 million. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 models, including vehicles from Honda, Toyota and GM.
In light of a recent airbag failure in a 2007 Ford Mustang in North Carolina—which was not part of the original “high-humidity areas” Takata recall—the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling for a nationwide recall of cars equipped with the defective Takata driver’s-side airbags.
May 20-- Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata recently agreed to recall 34 million cars from 11 different automakers. It's the largest auto recall in U.S. history. Bloomberg’s David Gura reports on the recall and how much Takata knew about the potentially deadly defect in its products.
A guide to the key things consumers need to know about the massive Takata airbag recall, impacting millions of vehicles, made by several different automotive brands.
The TATCTF was established in connection with Takata’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization to compensate individuals who suffered personal injury or wrongful death caused by the rupture or aggressive deployment of a Takata phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate (“PSAN”) airbag inflator (a “Takata Airbag Inflator Defect”).
What this VIN search tool covers: Safety recalls that are incomplete on a vehicle; Safety recalls conducted over the past 15 calendar years; Safety recalls conducted by major light auto automakers, including motorcycle manufacturers.