- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Fourteen automakers have recalled about 24 million vehicles in the U.S. because of faulty Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The inflators have killed at least 10 people worldwide since May of 2009:

- May 27, 2009: Ashley Parham, 18, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2001 Honda Accord

- Dec. 24, 2009: Gurjit Rathore, 33, of Richmond, Virginia, 2001 Honda Accord

- Sept. 13, 2013: Hai Ming Xu, of Alhambra, California, 2002 Acura TL

- July 27, 2014: Law Suk Leh of Sibu, Malaysia, 2003 Honda City

- Sept. 7, 2014: Jewel Brangman, 26, of California, 2001 Honda Civic

- Sept. 29, 2014: Hien Thi Tran, 51, of Orlando, Florida, 2001 Honda Accord

- Jan. 18, 2015: Carlos Solis, 35, of Spring, Texas, 2002 Honda Accord

- April 15, 2015: Kylan Langlinais, 23, of Lafayette, Louisiana, 2005 Honda Accord

- July 22, 2015: Unidentified 13-year-old boy, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, 2001 Honda Accord

- Dec. 22, 2015: Joel Knight, 52, of Kershaw, South Carolina, 2006 Ford Ranger

Sources: Associated Press archives, Center for Auto Safety, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, legal documents and police reports

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