Takata Failures Seen Caused by Design, Chemistry, ClimateBy and
Findings based on tests by Orbital ATK, hired by automakers
Safety device linked to 10 deaths, 19 million vehicle recalls
Researchers hired by a coalition of automakers found that moisture -- seeping from the environment into the inflator and not dried by a chemical -- is the reason why Takata Corp. air bags rupture and spray shards of metal and plastic at motorists.
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