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Automakers Knew of Takata Airbag Inflator Risks in Late ‘90s

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The New York Times today published an extensive report regarding the Takata airbag crisis with claims that General Motors received warning about the dangerous airbag inflator more than a decade ago, but put them in cars anyway. The report provides a detailed timeline that led to GM’s decision to use the defective Takata airbag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel throughout the cabin, potentially injuring or killing passengers.

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