Takata Air Bag Injures Honda Driver in Japan – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

TOKYO—Honda Motor Co. on Tuesday said an air bag made by Takata Corp. blew up in one of its vehicles in Japan and injured the driver, underlining the struggle car makers face in recalling millions of vehicles equipped with explosion-prone air bags.

The driver received minor injuries to the right leg when the air bag in the 2003 Honda Fit hatchback deployed after a collision with a stationary vehicle. The driver-side air bag deployed normally, Honda said, but the passenger-side air bag exploded with too much force,…


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