Ammonium nitrate inflator or explode Toyota refused to use Takada airbag
Before the three carmakers announced the decision, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said it will "give more than 10 car manufacturers supply defective airbag inflator" as the reason for Takada fined penalties.
However, Nissan and Toyota subsequently added that their previous announcement was ammonium nitrate for the chemical propellant, rather than suppliers. Toyota even that can be confirmed as long as safety and durability, they will consider an alternative use of equipment Takada inflator propellant.
It is reported that regulators believe ammonium nitrate and several cars from the airbag explosion occurred in areas with high absolute humidity are linked. Related report shows that these airbags have been at least eight people were killed and 98 people injured accident related. Therefore forced to recall millions of vehicles.
In addition to air pump, the balloon also contains many components. It has been the focus of attention from the "future models whether further contains ammonium nitrate airbag inflator" This issue is transferred to those currently equipped with an airbag similar cars.
Spokesman Gordon - Troy Bridgeport, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration want to disable ammonium nitrate inflator in all vehicles, the chemical company Takada merely used as the main propellant inflator. US Transportation Secretary Anthony - Fox on November 3, told reporters that such a ban could affect millions of vehicles.
In this regard, Takada was not on the "how many inflator containing ammonium nitrate were used in the car," this issue to give comment. Some car manufacturers owned several models use the air pump, as follows:
Honda: use the existing brand Takada containing ammonium nitrate inflator models are: 2016 Honda CR-V, 2016 model year and the 2016 Acura RDX Acura RLX.
Mitsubishi: 2016 models i-MiEV electric hatchback passenger seat airbag used Takada brand inflator containing ammonium nitrate.
Subaru: said there's no use Takada brand models containing ammonium nitrate inflator.
Fiat - Chrysler: spokesman Eric - Maney said the company car is not equipped with components from Takata airbag defect impacts.
BMW, GM, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota, which have refused to talk about the current models use a pneumatic pump Takada, Ford did not respond to reporters comment requirements.