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Rivian is recalling some of its R1T electric pickup trucks over faulty airbag systems, according to a notice filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The vehicle’s sensors in the front seat may not deactivate the airbag when a child occupies the front passenger seat, necessitating the recall.

The recall covers 502 R1T trucks from the 2022 model year that were produced September 21st, 2021, through April 12th, 2022. It is the first recall issued by the buzzy electric vehicle company.

The recall covers 502 R1T trucks

In a recall report submitted to NHTSA this week, Rivian says the “Occupant Classification System (OCS) may not deactivate the air bag when a child or child seat occupies the front passenger…

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