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AutoComplete: Hundreds of Takata airbags rupture during safety tests

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Today is Monday, September 26 and here's what's making news on Roadshow. They will never be a good ending to Takata's airbags inflater scandal. The feds recently tested quarter million inflaters removed from cars and hundreds of the units ruptured. During a collision, a ruptured inflater can explode into a cloud of shrapnel instead of properly inflating the airbag. Some 70 million inflaters are slated for replacement over the next three years. But with an industry average recall completion rate hovering at around 50%, it's very important for the public to be made aware of this issue. Developing a whole bunch of connected car technology isn't cheap. That's why Renault-Nissan is partnering with Microsoft for its next generation of car tech. The automaker will use Microsoft Azure cloud platform to spawn new services like over the air updates, settings that are transferable between vehicles and mobile apps that serve as replacements for physical car keys. Renault is also working on integrating productivity apps into vehicles so you can feel bad about not working while your self-driving car takes you to Starbucks. McClaren's newest, cheapest ride, it's not for everybody. In fact it's not for those over age six. It's ride-on P1 touts an all-electric drive train and it takes two seconds to rocket to its top speed of, wait for it, three miles an hour. So theoretically this is a competitor to Radio Flyer's Tesla model for kids. And with a cost just under $500 they're even about the same price. I smell comparison tests. Find more on these stories over at the roadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow.

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