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US: Honda acknowledges it failed to comply with US law on Takata airbag issue


The Japanese automaker Honda Motor – the largest client of auto safety parts maker Takata Corp. – has announced it didn’t meet the law when it comes to dully informing the US safety regulators about fatalities and injuries linked to Takata’s airbag crisis. Automakers in the US in 2013 and 2014 recalled at least 8 million vehicles equipped with defective Takata ...
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Takata plant in Mexico could be the root cause of airbag issues
The Japanese automotive supplier’s plant located in Ciudad Frontera, Mexico could soon move from the global auto supply chain to the front of an ongoing investigation into airbags that have ...
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US: Takata representative called to testify before Senate committee
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US: Takata and Honda implicated in wrongful-death suit over faulty airbags
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US: Takata hit with criminal probe over airbag recalls
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Report – Takata disputes rumors about secret airbag tests
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