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Japan: country officials worried about impact on reputation from Takata scandal


According to an official at Japan's transport ministry, if in the US Takata-equipped cars were recalled on a nationwide level, Honda and Mazda would need to add another 200,000 cars to the internal safety campaign. The US auto safety regulators have ordered Japan’s auto safety parts supplier Takata Corp. to expand a regional recall involving cars in humid regions to a ...
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Honda claims old Takata airbags from 2002 were different
The third largest Japanese automaker, Honda Motor, claims the company had knowledge of a failing Takata airbag inflator inside cars that were covered by a recall back in 2002 – ...
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Japan: tests show Takata airbags not involved in recalls can still rupture
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US: Chrysler says Takata-related recalls would start earlier than planned
According to the company, the Chrysler Group LLC has decided to send out recall notifications to owners of autos that have potentially faulty Takata Corp airbags around two weeks earlier ...
Report – Honda recalled Takata-equipped cars back in 2002
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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 ...
Takata inflator shortage could lead to a couple of years of waiting time
Honda and the rest of the carmakers that have recalled vehicles because they were equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags have a big problem – where to find enough replacement ...

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