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Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata air bags have been the subject

Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

BU Student Hit & Killed

On Tuesday, November 13, a 21-year-old Boston University student was riding his bicycle at around 6:26 p.m., when he was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. According to police and witnesses, an MBTA bus might have been involved. The accident occurred in the intersection

Lynn Twin Struck by Car Dies

According to The Daily Item, late last Wednesday, September 19th, in Lynn, Massachusetts, twin brothers – Dillon and Riley McManus – were struck by a vehicle. Dillon McManus, 21, never regained consciousness after being struck by the car, and was  declared dead soon thereafter. Although

GM Recalls Nearly 474,000 Cars Over Gear Shift Problem

On Friday, September 21, the No. 1 U.S. automaker – General Motors Company (GM) – recalled 473,841 Chevrolet, Saturn, and Pontiac sedans worldwide. GM is aware of at least four recent crashes that resulted from an identified defect, with the potential to cause cars to

One Teen Dead and Three Teens Hospitalized in Kingston, MA Car Crash

According to police, a motor vehicle crash on Elm Street in Kingston, Massachusetts Monday night left one teenager dead and three others hospitalized. Reportedly, the 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Elm Street when the driver lost control, striking a pole and then a

Family Blames Ford Motor Co. for Loved One's Death

Sean Bowman, a 28-year-old Whitman, Massachusetts resident and Coast Guard veteran with two daughters, was driving to college, when his Ford Windstar’s rear axle cracked in half, sending the minivan into a building. He died as a result of the accident. Early investigation indicated that