Takata to pay $1B penalty after pleading guilty in air bag scandal
The manufacturer’s air bag inflators are blamed for 11 deaths in the US alone, and more than 180 injuries worldwide.
US ends Honda probe; automaker pays $70M fine
NHTSA said it is satisfied the company has taken steps to prevent similar failures.
VW, Audi recall 850K vehicles to fix Takata air bag inflators
Covers vehicles from model years 2006 to 2014.
Takata panel finds problems with quality processes
Group also faults the company for letting products move through the design process with unresolved problems.
BMW hit with $40M penalty for too slowly recalling Mini Coopers
The automaker is guilty of selling cars that failed US federal crash tests.
Ford stops using Takata air bag inflators in future vehicles
Automaker joins Honda, Toyota and Nissan in deciding against putting the troubled inflators in their cars.
Toyota adds 1.4M vehicles to Takata air bag recall
Includes Corolla, Tundra, Sequoia.
Virginia rocket science firm to investigate exploding Takata air bags
Orbital ATK makes rocket propulsion systems, small arms ammunition, warhead fuses and missile controls.
Honda president stepping down amid air bag scandal
Unexpected decision follows massive recalls by the Japanese automaker of vehicles equipped with air bags made by Takata Corp.
Faulty Takata air bag spewed metal disc into Texas man’s neck
Carlos Solis is among six people killed and 64 injured by defective inflator mechanisms in Takata Corp. airbags.
Honda fined record $70M for not reporting death, injury complaints
Complaints include incidents related to air bags made by Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp.
Canadian auto recalls hit all time high in 2014
More than eight million vehicles affected, according to data from Transport Canada.