New Cars Being Sold With Faulty Takata Parts, Dems Say

Law360, New York (June 1, 2016, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Senate Democrats on Wednesday said four major automakers, including FCA US LLC and Volkswagen AG, have confirmed they are continuing or plan to sell new cars equipped with possibly defective Takata Corp. air bag inflators, despite a mandated recall of the parts by 2018.

According to a report compiled by Democrats sitting on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation regarding the ongoing recall of tens of millions of ammonium-nitrate air bag inflators manufactured by Takata without a proper drying agent, FCA, VW, Toyota Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have confirmed new cars still have the defective parts....

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