Auto companies only halfway toward a Dec. 31 goal of 100% replacement of older and more dangerous inflators.
Automaker a big Takata customer; some 100 million air-bag inflators were recalled worldwide.
Japanese auto parts says allowing them to proceed would seriously jeopardize its restructuring efforts.
He was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer with the ignition on.
Clears the way for a $1.6 billion takeover of most of its assets by rival Key Safety Systems.
Seeking civil penalties for each defective air bag that entered the state.
No recalls related to the US one are being announced in other regions yet.
Was carrying the air bag manufacturer’s inflators and a volatile chemical.
US safety regulators expect 35 million more will be involved.
Involves 2016 model, 60,000 from North American market.
Fourteen automakers have recalled 24 million vehicles to replace inflators that can rupture in a crash.
Volkswagen is recalling 850,000 Audi, VW vehicles in the US from 2006 to 2014.
More Takata trouble for 2005 to 2014 model years.
Automaker recalls more than 400 cars and SUVs; regulators warn of more recalls.
Affects almost 14,000 of 2010 model Canadian Chevy Cobalts.