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Is survivability at stake for Takata after record recall?

Is survivability at stake for Takata after record recall?

Japan’s Takata Corp. has recently announced the historic recall of almost 34 million vehicle equipped with the supplier’s potentially deadly airbag inflators – the biggest ever safety campaign for a singular defect across the US auto industry. The automotive industry is, unlike other sectors, very protective of its companies – […]

Takata details airbag testing led to 265 rupture cases

Takata details airbag testing led to 265 rupture cases

Japanese auto safety parts manufacturer Takaat Corp., at the center of a worldwide crisis of record proportions because of potentially defective airbag inflators, has disclosed in front of US auto safety regulators that it had 265 ruptures during testing. Takata, US auto safety regulators and a consortium established by the […]

Takata woes are far from over as recalls mount

Takata woes are far from over as recalls mount

Japan’s Takata Corp., the auto safety supplier at the center of a mounting recall crisis has been hit by a large amount of safety campaigns this week, after Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Daihatsu recalled millions of more cars. The recent string of recalls has taken the safety crisis to a […]