Sixty Million Car Bombs: Inside Takata’s Air Bag Crisis

Sixty Million Car Bombs: Inside Takata’s Air Bag Crisis
June 13, 2016 Bloomberg.com
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This is the story of how Takata’s failures led to lethal products and the biggest auto recall in history. When Carlos Solis was driving a familiar route in his 2002 Honda Accord, little did he expect that the built in airbags meant to protect him in case of an accident, would be the cause of his death. As it happened, a low-speed collision with modest damage would have been just that, if not for the explosive air bag containing a round piece of metal the size of a hockey puck. Almost needless to say, this case (in addition to 12 others) had resulted in the largest and most complex recall in U.S. history…

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