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8 car technologies designed to keep you safe

Technologies are always advancing forward, especially in your vehicle. As more safety technologies are being introduced into the market, it can be hard to keep track of everything. So here are 8 technologies designed to keep you safe on the road. Want more coverage? Head over to http://bit.ly/2CcOngW

Watch an airbag inflator (without the bag) go off in slow motion

Behind-the-bag look at the energy one of these unleashes

Airbags pack a lot of punch.

Kenneth Feinberg may take over $1B Takata fund from Robert Mueller

Feinberg previously oversaw the Sept. 11 attacks compensation fund, the BP oil spill fund and compensation paid by General Motors Co. to victims of its faulty ignition switches.

This Camaro ZL1's exhaust system is so loud, the airbags blow

Do loud pipes save lives? We don't know ... but they can definitely pop airbags.

Takata airbags were adopted in late 1990s to save a few dollars per vehicle

Autoliv, a rival airbag supplier, reported concerns over Takata's airbag inflator design.

One Autoliv engineer said a Takata airbag inflator "turned into shrapnel" when tested.

Hawaii is first state to sue Takata

Hawaii became the first state to sue Takata, claiming "unfair and deceptive conduct."

Takata recalls at least 35 million more faulty airbags

The airbag safety crisis that has engulfed the auto industry – the one behind more than two dozens recalls from 11 different manufacturers affecting roughly 25 million vehicles over the past eight years – just got worse.

Toyota, Mazda drop Takata as Mitsubishi, Subaru weigh options

Honda, Toyota, and Mazda have all opted to drop airbag inflator supplier Takata, while other Japanese stalwarts consider a similar move.

Feds: Takata misled investigation into airbags

DOT Officials Take Unprecedented Actions To Speed Repairs

As investigators searched for clues about why certain airbags showered motorists with deadly amounts of metal fragments, the company that made the defective devices thwarted their queries.

Are old airbags killers?

NHTSA has opened an investigation into the airbag inflators of a second supplier, amid concerns that age may be playing a part in reports of bad inflators.

Senator: NHTSA audit is 'one of worst I've ever seen'

Congress Grills Takata And Federal Officials On Airbag Crisis

Federal officials and an executive from automotive supplier Takata took turns Tuesday explaining to Congress why it took years before any of them took action to protect motorists from a deadly airbag defect and why safety problems still threaten drivers.

Federal investigators seek clarity on millions of Takata documents

DOT Secretary Says Supplier Is 'Bad Actor' On Safety Landscape

Federal investigators said Friday that global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with a problem into the company's exploding airbags, which are responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more.

Takata fined $14,000 a day for failing to cooperate with feds

Transportation Secretary: Airbag Supplier's Conduct Is 'Unacceptable'

Global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with an investigation into exploding airbags responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more, federal authorities said Friday.

Takata airbag factory inspector finds safety issues in Mexico

It seems Takata has manufacturing issues beyond the technical details of its airbags. The Japanese company is not in the good graces of American authorities after declining a national recall in response to faulty airbag deployments, while authorities in Mexico are unhappy with health and safety issues at Takata's plant in Monclava, Mexico, where mi

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