Ford Made $299.1 million settlement over faulty Takata airbags

18 July 2018_By Engineer at campuscad

Ford Takata

Ford motor company made a settlement of $299.1 million as a responsibility of 6 million US vehicles with faulty TAKATA air bags.

At least 23 deaths happened worldwide which is connected to faulty Takata air bags inflators. More than 100 million of Inflators from Takata been used in 19 Major Automakers around the world.

The settlement is used to cover damages linked to inflators as well as to the buyers who paid more to the vehicles having faulty airbags. Enhanced rental car loaner program under you can get a loaner car while your car gets repaired by company.

As Inflator explodes, it will shoot tiny pieces of sheet metal which leads to the serious injury to the person inside vehicles.

Heidi King, the deputy administrator of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday urged automakers to make their Takata air bag recall plans for replacing all defective parts.

“It is imperative that manufacturers take every available step to reach each and every owner of a vehicle with deadly air bags, and take action to ensure that those dangerous air bags are replaced as soon as is safely possible,” King said.

Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, BMW already made settlement of $1.2 billion and now they all repairing their vehicles to remove faulty Takata airbags.


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