Monday, November 2, 2015

Some 2016 CR-Vs recalled due to new Takata airbag flaw.

Bloomberg Business (10/31, 3.4M) reports that Honda is recalling 515 2016 CR-Vs because of a new defect in airbags created by Takata Corp. Takata has been under investigation from the NHTSA for airbag defects that have killed at least 8 people.
        The AP (11/1) reports that the problem is with the housing of airbag which could cause the bag inflator to rupture and “send metal fragments flying.”

        Bloomberg News (10/31, Plungis, 3.4M) reports that the NHTSA is considering using “its legal authority to compel manufacturers to speed up recall-related repairs, or get parts to vehicles at most risk more quickly” as part of its reaction the larger recall. 

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