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Report – Takata officials under investigation by US prosecutors


According to a report coming from The Wall Street Journal, the federal prosecutors have opened a probe to see whether Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp’s executives withheld information from regulators. The case has been initiated as a response to Takata’s ongoing airbag problems, and the prosecutors want to find out if the company misled the NHTSA about the real number ...
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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 ...
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Yazaki Corporation, the market leader for auto wire harnesses, has been hit with a civil payment of $100 million, needed to settle a long-running automotive supplier price-fixing investigation and subsequent ...
Magna hit by antitrust regulator probe in Brazil
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China: executives at VW joint venture under investigation
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Report – Mercedes-Benz also found guilty in China antitrust investigation
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China: antitrust investigation could endanger foreign profits
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US: GM investigated in 45 states
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