The world of child car seats is vast and varied. There are dozens of companies that offer hundreds of options, each offering different levels of protection for smaller occupants. Maxi-Cosi, one of the first companies to introduce child seats in Europe back in the 1980s, has introduced a new level of protection with its AxissFix Air. It's the first child seat with a built-in airbag.
Hyundai knows of four crashes in which Sonata owners say airbags didn't deploy.
Airbags pack a lot of punch.
It'd be located behind a "discrete door" just underneath the hood and forward of the door jam.
10 million cars in U.S. remain unrepaired.
LED lights projected onto the rubber also allow the driver to communicate with pedestrians and other vehicles.
A half-million are in the United States.
Nissan does not admit any fault under the settlement.
This follows this week's news of an Australian man whose death is also blamed on Takata.
Honda doesn't yet know if it was an airbag that hadn't yet been replaced, or a replacement.
Victims granted an unusual role in bankruptcy proceedings.
Tens of billions of dollars in liabilities.
Condolences, not an apology.
Takata would stop producing airbag inflators after it completes production of replacement parts and fulfills existing supply contracts, likely around 2020.
Airbag could fail to deploy in rollover.