Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the US., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Honda to expand air bag recall nationwide

The air bags, made by supplier Takata Corp., can explode with too much force, sending metal shrapnel into the passenger compartment.