Vehicles equipped with Takata airbags have been recalled. The defective airbags contain a faulty propellant that is unstable and can explode. If the Takata airbag explodes, metal parts may shoot into the occupant compartment, causing serious injury or death. Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, and GM have issued recalls related to the defective airbags. To read the NY Times article click here.
NY Times, October 21, 2014