Takata Blames U.S. Division for Faulty Airbags in Internal Report

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a series of reports involving Takata’s defective air bag inflators, around 100 million of which have been declared defective worldwide, with nearly 70 million inflators in the U.S. alone. In the report, Takata also holds its U.S. arm, not the parent company, responsible for designing, testing and producing defective air bag inflators.

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URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-takata-idUSKCN11T291

The Largest Automobile Recall Ever Now Affects 34 Million Vehicles

By Sophie Williams –

Tuesday Takata decided to expand the recall of vehicles with its air bags to nearly 34 million cars and trucks, nearly double the number of vehicles previously recalled.

The company agreed to a national recall of certain types of driver and passenger side air bag inflators used in vehicles manufactured by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler AG trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saab, Subaru and Toyota. Six deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the defective air bags.

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed by a Takata airbag, please contact the Nations Law Firm for a free case evaluation by one of our experienced attorneys.

For information regarding the organization of the recall: http://www.safercar.gov/rs/takata/index.html