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US: Honda probes Takata-related parking crash and death


Honda, the Japanese automaker that counts as a subsidiary the Acura premium brand, has announced it started an investigation over a fatality allegedly caused by Takata’s defective airbags. The news comes just a day after the automaker – accused by the Center for Auto Safety to grossly underreport to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration injury and death-claims related to ...
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US: filling shows Takata’s airbag debacle could reach GM
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The world’s largest automaker, Japanese carmaker Toyota has released a recall notice for 130,000 units of its 2014 Tundra pickup trucks because of an issue concerning the lateral airbags, according ...
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Airbag recalls lead to record Takata loss
The Japanese auto safety parts producer, one of the largest in the world, has forecasted it would lose a record amount in 2014 as the callbacks mount. Automakers have already ...

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