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Airbags can significantly reduce the chance of death or injury in an accident. Defective airbags, however, can cause serious harm to drivers. The Center for Auto Safety is working to ensure that airbags are properly engineered and truly protect occupants in collisions.

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Center for Auto Safety Responds to Flawed Supplement to GM’s Petition for Inconsequentiality Regarding Takata Airbag Inflators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, [email protected], (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Responds…

Center for Auto Safety Statement on Senate Hearing on Takata Airbags

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, [email protected] Center for Auto Safety Statement…

NHTSA Urged to Reconsider Extensions for Takata Repairs

The recently reported death involving a Takata airbag in a Ford Ranger in West Virginia should prompt…

On recalls, Honda goes the extra mile

WASHINGTON — It took a while for Honda Motor Co. to recognize the scope of its problem…

Takata Update: Deadly Incidents Continue as Automakers Struggle to Meet Takata Recall Repair Deadlines

Despite fast-approaching government deadlines to replace deadly and defective Takata airbag inflators, automakers have yet to achieve…

AS DOJ NEARS TAKATA SETTLEMENT, BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY CALL FOR STIFF PUNISHMENT AGAINST INDIVIDUAL TAKATA EXECUTIVES

For Immediate Release Contact: Maria McElwain (Blumenthal) (202) 224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey) (202) 224-2742 January 12, 2017…