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News Manufacturing General
April 23, 2019  

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler from the 2010 through 2019 model years are included in the probe.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Feds widen safety probes of Ford, VW and Nissan vehicles

NHTSA investigators found more consumer complaints about airbag and brake problems.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

Air bag danger: Ford, Mazda add pickups to do not drive list

Test results show the trucks had inflators that ruptured or recorded high internal pressure readings.

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 Government Manufacturing General
November 1, 2017  

Trump administration won’t pursue talking car mandate

Government is wary of imposing costly mandates on the automotive industry.

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 General
July 31, 2017  

Fumes force Austin police to pull 400 Ford Explorers off patrol

NHTSA has found more than 2,700 complaints of exhaust odours in the passenger compartment.

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
October 3, 2016  

BMW issues recall for new Takata air bag problem

Inflator can separate from a plate, shooting out metal and other debris.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
July 11, 2016  

Ontario eyeing US investigation as it moves to test driverless cars

Tesla says sensors connected to the Model S’s autopilot system failed to detect the white truck as it turned into the path of the car.

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 Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 9, 2016  

Takata expects loss instead of profit for fiscal year

Global recall of faulty airbag inflators likely to expand to more than 100 million.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 25, 2016  

US ends Honda probe; automaker pays $70M fine

NHTSA said it is satisfied the company has taken steps to prevent similar failures.