Takata Corp's defective airbags have been linked to 278 injuries across the United States, according to updated figures released by U.S. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, in advance of a hearing next week on the nomination of Heidi King to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Takata Airbag Recall
Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same day
$10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.
10 million cars in U.S. remain unrepaired.
Only about a third of inflators have been replaced out of 65 million worldwide.
Nissan does not admit any fault under the settlement.
Honda doesn't yet know if it was an airbag that hadn't yet been replaced, or a replacement.
Automakers brace for the impact.
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.
WASHINGTON - More than 65 percent of 46.2 million recalled Takata airbag inflators in the United States have not been repaired, a US senator said on Thursday, urging automakers to speed up the pace of repairs. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida said only 15.8 million inflators out of 46.2 million inflators recalled to date have been repaired through mid-May, though nationwide recalls began in 2015. He was citing answers submitted from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indepen
Mueller was the lead on a compensation fund for those affected by Takata airbags.
Man, that airbag recall really paid off!
Toyota on Thursday said it was recalling a total of about 2.9 million vehicles globally in the latest campaign having to do with Takata airbag inflators. The affected cars are in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions, including its Corolla Axio sedan and RAV4 SUV crossover due to potentially faulty airbag inflators. Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru cars, Mitsubishi Motors and truck maker Hino also recalled a total of about 240,000 vehicles in Japan over inflators made by Takata Cor
Takata agrees to a deal with the feds.
This recall only affects passenger side airbags.
This latest fatality brings the human toll of Takata's faulty airbag inflators to at least 100 injuries and 11 deaths.
The Takata airbag curse has spread to the Jaguar XF and Land Rover Range Rover.