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16 million remain unrepaired in cars — is your car one of them? 

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.

Breaking

Agreement will keep Takata afloat to make replacement inflators

Official

Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same day

Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same day

Report

Ford confirmed a second death caused by a defective airbag.

Official

$10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.

$10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.

Official

Inflators have also caused 180 injuries worldwide.

Inflators have also caused 180 injuries worldwide.

Official

Tool that targets advertising audiences will be used in hunt for Honda owners.

10 million cars in U.S. remain unrepaired.

Official

10 million U.S. vehicles and 18.5 million faulty Takata airbag inflators remain unrepaired

Only about a third of inflators have been replaced out of 65 million worldwide.

Recalls

Ad campaign reminds owners of the Takata airbag inflator recall.

Toyota runs an ad campaign called 'In about an hour' to remind owners about the Takata airbag inflator recall.

Breaking

Accord in crash was among 300,000 unrepaired cars considered particularly dangerous.

This follows this week's news of an Australian man whose death is also blamed on Takata.

Official

Consumer agency wants to know why the replacements are taking so long.

Honda doesn't yet know if it was an airbag that hadn't yet been replaced, or a replacement.

ETC

Victims are granted an unusual role in Takata's bankruptcy proceedings.

Victims granted an unusual role in bankruptcy proceedings.

ETC
Report

Bankruptcy opens the door to a financial rescue from U.S.-based auto parts supplier Key Safety Systems, which Takata tapped as its preferred financial sponsor as it must keep churning out millions of replacement airbag inflators.

Report

Honda reiterated its position that it did not conceal knowledge of Takata defects, but instead was itself a victim of deception by Takata officials.

Report

Takata would stop producing airbag inflators after it completes production of replacement parts and fulfills existing supply contracts, likely around 2020.

Breaking

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.