Wednesday, May 30, 2012

NHTSA is investigating Hyundai airbags

NHTSA is investigating Hyundai airbags.

The AP (5/28) reported, "Federal safety regulators are investigating a complaint that a car owner's ear was cut in half when a side air bag inflated in a Hyundai Elantra." On its website, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "said...that it's investigating to see if the problem will recur in about 123,000 Elantras from the 2012 model year." A complained lodged with NHTSA says "the driver's side curtain air bag inflated in a crash on April 7, and a metal bracket came with it, slicing the owner's ear."

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