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General Motors Thailand (GMTh) is recalling certain models of the Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Orlando, and Chevrolet Sonic after the American carmaker discovered during a routine inspection of its vehicles that some of the Takata driver’s airbags fitted in the said vehicles are made with non-desiccated Phased Stabilized Ammonium Nitrate as …

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Honda recently released a statement confirming that an owner of a 2002 Honda Civic in the United States died in a hospital after sustaining injuries from a shrapnel from the airbag when the car crashed in the Phoenix, Arizona suburb of Buckeye. The crash occurred 8:33 PM on June 8, …

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Nissan

Nissan is joining its fellow Japanese car manufacturers in re-urging customers to bring in their vehicles and have their Takata airbag replaced. Launched in 2015, the service campaign aims to prevent possible mishaps that the potentially defective airbags could induce. Both Toyota and Honda made similar calls to their customers …

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The issue about the defective Takata airbags has been one of the biggest blows in many automotive manufacturers. In fact, the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that the Takata airbag issue is the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” Globally, NHTSA states there …

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Honda Takata Airbag Recall

Last December 2017, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announced a voluntary recall for affected Honda vehicles. This is to repair the Airbag Inflator of certain models manufactured from 2001 to 2015. It was discovered that during deployment of airbags in frontal collision, fragments of the inflator (the device responsible for …

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Nissan

Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) is urging the owners of some of its products to have their airbags replaced as part of the Japanese carmaker’s efforts to implement the global service campaign for selected Nissan vehicles with potential defective airbags. The recall involves defective airbags manufactured by Takata that, as of …

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The Takata airbag has already caused at least 16 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide — and the numbers are growing. Japanese auto parts supplier company Takata Corp. has announced 34 car brands affected by their defective airbags as of this time. Recalling all these vehicles, however, is a …

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