Hyundai Elantra Recall May Be Expanded

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 5:51 PM EST) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether Hyundai Motor Co. should add more than 50,000 vehicles to a recall conducted earlier this year over an airbag-related issue that can gash passengers, the agency said Monday.

In the event of a side-impact crash, airbags in Hyundai Elantra Touring vehicles from model years 2009 to 2012 may displace a metal support bracket connected to the cars' headliners, and the bracket could lacerate passengers, according to the NHTSA's Office of Defect Investigations.

In March, Hyundai recalled more...
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