Markey, Blumenthal Want Nationwide Recall For Cars With Faulty Air Bags

October 23, 2014 6:30 PM
Markey, Blumenthal Want Nationwide Recall For Cars With Faulty Air Bags
" DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on U.S. auto safety regulators to immediately issue a nationwide recall for cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the call in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Check: NHTSA Air Bag Recall

The letter delivered Thursday also asks Foxx to encourage automakers to provide free loaner cars if parts aren’t available.

Air bag inflators made by Takata can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out in a crash "

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