Tag: airbag

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM seeks continued exemption from Takata airbag recalls

June 20, 2019

Via: Automotive News

The petition was posted in the Federal Register on Wednesday by NHTSA but was originally filed by GM on Jan. 11, 2019. The automaker requested the administration exempt GM from recalls that would require the company to replace the airbag […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

New airbag devices cushion crash impacts by deploying outside vehicles

February 15, 2016

Via: Automotive News

In a memorable scene from the sci-fi movie Demolition Man, Sylvester Stallone’s car engulfs itself in a layer of protective foam just as it crashes into the side of an office building. Airbag makers aren’t quite ready to go that […]

Process, Quality Control

Takata airbag victim’s family cites skewed data to reopen suit

January 6, 2016

Via: Automotive News

The family of a Virginia woman who was killed by shrapnel from a Takata Corp. airbag is seeking to reopen a lawsuit it previously settled over her death based on allegations the company knew the device was defective. Gurjit Rathore, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Takata Airbag Likely Caused 8th US Death

December 24, 2015

Via: Industry Week

A defective Takata airbag likely caused an eighth fatality in the United States back in July, underscoring the need for the devices to be replaced immediately, a U.S. regulator said Wednesday. The latest fatality involved a 21-year-old male in a […]