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US: regulators say five carmakers make up the bulk of Takata airbag recall

US: regulators say five carmakers make up the bulk of Takata airbag recall

US auto safety regulator the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced the comprehensive airbag recall from Japanese auto safety parts supplier Takata Corp mainly covers five of the affected 11 automakers. Since 2008, Japanese parts manufacturer Takata and its affected auto partners have been recalling millions of vehicles […]

Recall roundup: GM vehicles for Takata issue

Recall roundup: GM vehicles for Takata issue

General Motors is now recalling a total of 395 vehicles because of a problem with the Takata airbags. The newest recall announced by General Motors is referring to several 2015 model year vehicles for a condition with the Takata airbags. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these models […]

US: safety watchdog mulling Takata airbag recall expansions

US: safety watchdog mulling Takata airbag recall expansions

The US auto safety regulator NHTSA, currently overseeing the safety campaigns involving Japan’s Takata Corp. designed airbags, is now mulling an order to expand the recalls and has already moved to warn seven automakers about the approaching process. Takata identified the seven manufacturers, including Tesla Motors and VW AG, as […]

Recall roundup: Ferrari supercars in Australia

Recall roundup: Ferrari supercars in Australia

A number of Ferrari supercars are being subjected to a recall these days, in Australia, because of the Takata airbag problem. If you believed that owning a supercar is all about speed and glamour, think again because you have read over the years about the spontaneous combustion issues or the […]

US: Takata is not off the hook yet

US: Takata is not off the hook yet

The Japanese auto safety supplier Takata is going through a major crisis because of its problematic airbag inflators – and the US auto safety regulators now have both good and bad news. Since 2008 the Japanese auto parts manufacturer and eleven of its automotive partners have recalled millions of potentially […]

Takata summoned by senators to recall all cars

Takata summoned by senators to recall all cars

Trouble doesn’t seem to steer away from Takata. The Japanese auto parts maker is being called on by two U.S. senators to recall all the vehicles that use their air bags after a side air bag canister from a 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan exploded two weeks ago. According to the Associated […]

Japan to reach airbag replacement shortfall

Japan to reach airbag replacement shortfall

While the country is home to Takata Corp., the safety auto parts producer at the heart of a global safety crisis, Japan could actually be hit by a shortfall in the supply of replacement airbag kits. The country has seen carmakers that were Takata clients recall 9.8 million autos as […]