New Takata recalls continue to be announced. Affected manufacturers include BMW, Audi, Honda, Mitsubishi, and Toyota. Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths have been reported worldwide.
We are also reviewing reports of defective airbags that may fail to deploy in a wreck due to “electrical overstress.” NHTSA is investigating more than 12.3 million vehicles manufactured by Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi and Toyota.
NHTSA is also investigating more than 500,000 Nissan Rogue vehicles due to unprompted automatic emergency braking, alleged to have caused crashes and some injuries.
If you haven’t already, take time to visit SaferCar.gov and search your vehicle’s VIN for any vehicle defects to ensure your family’s safety.