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News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags

Also results in airbags that can explode and hurl shrapnel causing injury or death.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

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.

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 Government General
June 5, 2018  

Malaysia to penalize owners who don’t replace Takata airbags

Japanese air bag maker’s defective products linked to 23 fatalities worldwide.

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 Manufacturing General
November 1, 2017  

Honda profit slips on air bag woes despite sales growth

Automaker a big Takata customer; some 100 million air-bag inflators were recalled worldwide.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 16, 2017  

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.

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 Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 9, 2017  

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.

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 Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 31, 2017  

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.

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
July 10, 2017  

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.