Choice spokesperson Tom Godfrey said that the airbags
in question are known to have faulty inflators which expanded with too much force, spraying metal shrapnel into the face of the very people it was supposed to protect, the Australian News outlet (https://www.
Transport Agency National Delivery Manager Robyn Elston says while it is not currently known how many vehicles with disabled airbags
have entered New Zealand, the issue will only affect vehicles subject to the Takata airbag
recall, and current information from manufacturers suggests the issue will also be limited to vehicles imported since 2015, when the practice is known to have begun in Japan.
Chapter Two Manufacturing Technology of Automobile Airbag
This is why we have worked closely with leading suppliers to develop and deliver our next generation of airbag
cutting solutions meeting the airbag
industry's stringent standards.
Rollover sensor: Designed to deploy the side curtain airbags
in the event of an impending rollover.
is designed to protect all the most vulnerable parts of the upper body - spine, neck, ribs, collarbone and coccyx.
Since the glove boxA[degrees]integrated airbag
extends straight out from the instrument panel, it doesn't have to travel as far as a convenA[degrees] tional airbag
, which deploys towA[degrees]ard the floor before curving upward.
Toyota GB said the UK cars involved would be tested and new airbag
inflators fitted if necessary.
The time for firing the airbag
was determined subject to a "5 inches minus 30 milliseconds" methodology.
The company has also said that it kept inadequate quality-control records which made it impossible to identify vehicles with potentially defective airbag
inflators a decade or more after they were manufactured at factories in the United States and Mexico.
4 million vehicles sold around the world because airbags
supplied by Takata are at risk of catching fire or injuring passengers.
The damages to my car were negligible, yet the airbag
Jerry Brown signed a bill into law, making it a crime for auto repair shops that claim to have replaced or repaired a deployed airbag
when they haven't.
India, May 18 -- TRW Automotive Holdings has recently unveiled its new 'bag in roof' airbag
system which replaces passenger airbags
typically mounted in the instrument panel.
To set off an airbag
, Wikipedia reports that a vehicle must be moving at least 14 miles per hour upon impact.