Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags
Also results in airbags that can explode and hurl shrapnel causing injury or death.
GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year
Would have to repair more than 6 million trucks and SUVs at a cost of US$1.2 billion.
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.
Malaysia to penalize owners who don’t replace Takata airbags
Japanese air bag maker’s defective products linked to 23 fatalities worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
Honda profit slips on air bag woes despite sales growth
Automaker a big Takata customer; some 100 million air-bag inflators were recalled worldwide.
Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags
Auto parts maker said allowing the lawsuits to proceed would jeopardize its restructuring efforts.
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.
Nissan to pay $97.7M in proposed Takata settlement
Settlement would pay for a new outreach program to ensure Takata air bags are removed from 4.4 million affected Nissan vehicles.
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.
Most automakers slow to fix dangerous air bags
Close to 10 million inflators with the highest risk of rupturing remained in use as of the end of March, analysis finds.
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.
Man killed when Takata air bag inflator ruptured during car repair
He was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer with the ignition on.
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.
Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy
Clears the way for a $1.6 billion takeover of most of its assets by rival Key Safety Systems.
Toyota, 3 other automakers settle Takata air bags suit
Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.
New Mexico targets Takata, automakers over faulty air bag inflators
Seeking civil penalties for each defective air bag that entered the state.
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.
BMW issues recall for new Takata air bag problem
Inflator can separate from a plate, shooting out metal and other debris.
Takata sells auto interiors unit as inflator recall costs rise
Japanese auto parts maker faces billions in costs for the largest auto recall in US history.
Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman
Was carrying the air bag manufacturer’s inflators and a volatile chemical.
Fiat Chrysler to halt use of dangerous Takata air bag inflators
Automaker’s factories won’t use inflators that don’t have a chemical drying agent.
Four automakers selling new cars with Takata inflators
Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years.
Ford recalling 1.9 million vehicles to replace air bags
Part of a nationwide expansion of an ongoing Takata air bag recall.
Takata expects loss instead of profit for fiscal year
Global recall of faulty airbag inflators likely to expand to more than 100 million.
Takata air bag inflator recall expected to explode
US safety regulators expect 35 million more will be involved.
Toyota adds 331,000 cars to Takata recalls
Includes 2008 Corolla and Corolla Matrix sedans and Lexus SC430 convertible.
Total Takata recall won’t make cars safer, safety head says
NHTSA chief believes a complete recall would strain the network for replacement parts and increase consumer uncertainty.
Scientists find cause of Takata air bag explosions
Inflator assembly doesn’t adequately prevent moisture from intruding in very humid conditions.
Honda plans no Takata rescue, bullish on green vehicles
Two-thirds of sales will be zero-emissions, including fuel cells, electric vehicles, hybrids, plug-ins by 2030.