Airbags

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.

At Center for Auto Safety, a New Leader for a New Era

Since 1970 the tiny Center for Auto Safety has wielded enormous influence through its campaigns to recall vehicles for safety-related defects and to push states to enact consumer protections such as lemon laws. But consumer advocates say the Washington, D.C.,-based nonprofit is entering a new and perhaps more challenging environment under the …

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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 AS DOJ NEARS TAKATA SETTLEMENT, BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY CALL FOR STIFF PUNISHMENT AGAINST INDIVIDUAL TAKATA EXECUTIVES [WASHINGTON, DC] – As the Department of Justice (DOJ) nears a criminal settlement with Takata Corporation, U.S. …

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ARC Airbag Inflator Ruptures

NHTSA General Order – 10/5/16 NHTSA Office of Defects Investigation Response to ARC – 10/4/16 EA16-003 Information Request to ARC – 8/9/16 EA16-003 Opening Resume – 8/4/16 NEWS Gov’t: U.S. air bag parts maker ARC Automotive is stonewalling probe of death – 10/12/16  

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