Japanese firm in air bag crisis uses unique chemical to inflate devices
Takata's choice of chemical propellant can be rendered unstable by moisture
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 - 5:50 AM
THE emerging crisis over air bags traces back to a little-known Japanese company that for over 20 years has supplied the safety devices to carmakers including Toyota Motor Corp, Honda Motor Co and General Motors Co.
Air bags made by Takata Corp are linked to at least four...