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Takata Implicated in New Auto Parts Scandal

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Takata Corporation was responsible for the largest scandal in auto manufacturing history. The inflators they developed for Honda, GM, Ford, and other major manufacturers could, in some types of weather, inflate too quickly, exploding in the driver’s or passenger’s face. Takata faced several lawsuits but settled them quietly and under seal. They hid the… Read More »

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Hyundai Announces Recall of Kona EV

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Hyundai recently announced the recall of over 25,000 vehicles built between September of 2017 and March of 2020. The recall involves faulty battery cells in the electric vehicles that short circuit and could pose a fire risk. The recall was announced recently and will go into effect on October 16. Kia announced that there… Read More »

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Tesla Model Y Roof Flies Off Vehicle on Drive Home

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While Tesla has been at the forefront of every major innovation in the world of vehicles, it’s also had some quality-control problems that have cost customers, in some cases, their lives. This recent incident involves the Tesla Model Y. If you don’t know what a Tesla Model Y is, the car has a single… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Results in the Death of 1-Year-Old Boy

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A blown tire resulted in a rollover accident that ejected a one-year-old boy from the vehicle. The boy was later found dead. The accident occurred on I-75 in Broward County at about 4:30 p.m. A preliminary investigation revealed that a tire blowout was the cause of the accident. According to bystanders, the vehicle took… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Results in Rollover Accident

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A San Antonio woman had to be rescued from her car after a tire blowout caused a rollover accident. The accident occurred at about 3 a.m. on a Friday night. Police told reporters that an off-duty police officer and an out-of-town ambulance were the first to arrive on the scene. Firefighters were able to… Read More »

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Takata Air Bag Inflator Has Another Kill on its Name

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Takata Corporation has another death hanging over its head. An exploding airbag inflator killed its 26th driver just recently. We’ve written on our blog extensively about the Takata Airbag situation. It is one of the worst auto parts scandals in recent memory. What’s Wrong with Takata Airbags? To put this in the simplest possible… Read More »

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