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News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 12, 2019  

Honda recalls 1.2M more vehicles with dangerous air bags

Involves 2001 to 2016 model years that were not included in the massive string of Takata recalls for air bags.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
February 8, 2018  

GM takes a third crack at avoiding Takata airbag inflator recalls

Automaker says it could save $1 billion and avoid recalling up to 6.8 million full-size 2007-2011 pickup trucks and SUVs.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 20, 2017  

Report shows Takata air bag inflator recall still moving slowly

Auto companies only halfway toward a Dec. 31 goal of 100% replacement of older and more dangerous inflators.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 10, 2017  

Delaware bankruptcy judge to rule on Takata request to halt air bag lawsuits

Japanese auto parts says allowing them to proceed would seriously jeopardize its restructuring efforts.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 1, 2017  

Most automakers slow to fix dangerous Takata air bag inflators

Almost 10 million inflators with the highest risk of rupturing remained in use as of March 31.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 24, 2017  

Ford says it will fight latest Takata air bag inflator recall

Says propellant has not deteriorated in any of its inflators taken from vehicles in the field.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 27, 2017  

Bankrupt Takata’s air bags still out there; huge replacement challenge

100 million inflators installed worldwide, could take years to get them off the road.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 20, 2017  

New Mexico targets Takata, automakers over faulty air bag inflators

Seeking civil penalties for each defective air bag that entered the state.

News Automotive General
January 11, 2017  

Honda adds 772,000 US vehicles to ongoing air bag recall

No recalls related to the US one are being announced in other regions yet.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 30, 2016  

Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman

Was carrying the air bag manufacturer’s inflators and a volatile chemical.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 2, 2016  

Four automakers selling new cars with Takata inflators

Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
May 4, 2016  

Takata air bag inflator recall expected to explode

US safety regulators expect 35 million more will be involved.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
February 17, 2016  

As deaths rise, so do chances of total Takata air bag recall

Fourteen automakers have recalled 24 million vehicles to replace inflators that can rupture in a crash.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
November 4, 2015  

Honda profit higher, despite air bag woes

Stops using all Takata inflators in future models.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 19, 2015  

Takata air bag problem widens to 2015 GM vehicles

Automaker recalls more than 400 cars and SUVs; regulators warn of more recalls.