BYD’s safety airbags not safe

September 20, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Safety airbags in BYD Auto Co LTD (BYD) F3 cars have failed to protect passengers at critical moments, reported CCTV on Sept 11.

In an investigative program on last Sunday, CCTV reported two car accidents in which airbags of several F3 compact cars failed to inflate in collisions, leading serious injuries. It reported that BYD refused to give any compensation to its customers and insisted that there are no flaws in its airbags.

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