Senate Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on Takata Investigation

June 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee will hold a full committee hearing entitled “Update on the Recalls of Defective Takata Air Bags and NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Efforts” on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.

The hearing will examine the role of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the Takata defective airbag recall investigation, Takata’s remediation efforts, how car manufacturers are addressing defective Takata airbags, and ongoing oversight by the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General. NHTSA expanded the Takata airbag recalls to nearly 34 million vehicles and 11 automobile manufacturers on May 19, 2015.


Witness list to be announced

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

10:00 a.m.

Full Committee hearing

This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available at