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Takata recall woes are really not over

Takata recall woes are really not over

Toyota and Nissan, the first and second largest Japanese automaker have just added more than 6,5 million vehicles to the ongoing Takata airbag recall roster, signaling the safety crisis is still raging across the world. Japan’s Takata Corp., a global auto safety parts provider, has been at the center of […]

Recall roundup: BMW 4-Series Convertible

Recall roundup: BMW 4-Series Convertible

The BMW 4-Series Convertible is the subject of a recall because of a problem with its airbags. BMW has recently issued a recall for certain 4-Series Convertible models because of a problem with the airbags. According to the car manufacturer, the affected vehicles have a programming error on the driver’s […]

Report – Honda taps Takata rival for Accord airbags

Report – Honda taps Takata rival for Accord airbags

According to company sources that have knowledge of the carmaker’s strategy, Japan’s third largest automaker, Honda Motor, has decided against using airbags from the crisis-stricken Takata Corp for the upcoming North American revision of the Accord sedan. This is the automaker’s top-selling model and it seems the company is trying […]

Recall roundup: Ford EcoSport in Australia

Recall roundup: Ford EcoSport in Australia

Australians have announced a recall for the Ford EcoSport because of a wiring defect on the side airbags, which may cause them not to deploy. The Ford EcoSport is the subject of a recall in Australia. This has been announced recently by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as […]

Japan: ministry establishes Takata airbag task force

Japan: ministry establishes Takata airbag task force

The country’s transport ministry decided to build a special team that would deal with the consequences of the airbag-recall scandal surrounding Takata Corp. Transport Minister Akihiro Ohta also said that the new task force would deal with any airbag related recall and in the case of the Takata campaigns he […]