Takata Airbag Death Toll at 9

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Scott McCracken
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An overhead view of a parking lot with cars neatly lined up inside parking spaces.

No Audi vehicles have been recalled for Takata airbags ... yet. But news of another death caused by the defective inflators has the community on edge.

"NHTSA says the death occurred to a teenage boy who was behind the wheel of a 2001 Honda Accord. Early reports suggest the boy was only 13 and had taken the car for an unauthorized joy ride, running off the road and striking a tree."

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Takata Recalls

A large number of Audi vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and counting).

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