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Report – Honda asking suppliers for help because of Takata airbag issue


According to a recent report coming from the Wall Street Journal, the Japanese automaker Honda has decided to open negotiations with two other safety equipment suppliers. The third-largest carmaker in Japan is the biggest client for Takata Corp., the auto safety systems supplier involved in a scandal because of defective airbags that have so far caused five fatalities – all in ...
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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 ...
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 ...
US: automakers would have trouble severing Takata ties
Since 2008 – with 11 million since 2013 in the US alone – millions of autos from ten brands have been recalled because of a potential defect in the airbags ...
US: Takata representative called to testify before Senate committee
Do you remember the Senate committee hearings that GM CEO Mary Barra went through following the ignition switch recall debacle? Well, now another similar hearing will be held on Thursday, ...
US: NHTSA aims to expand Takata recalls to nationwide level
The US auto safety agency has moved to ask Japanese auto safety parts supplier and some five carmakers to transform a regional recall into a nationwide safety campaign. The National Highway ...
US: Takata and Honda implicated in wrongful-death suit over faulty airbags
Both Japanese companies were cited by the plaintiffs as the primary responsible in a lawsuit tied to the ongoing debacle that has seen millions of cars recalled because they were ...
Recalls – the conundrum of modern day vehicle safety
Even as 2014 has seen two massive recall scandals, automakers continue to confuse US and worldwide drivers on a regular basis when it comes to safety campaigns that could potentially ...
Fifth Takata airbag victim was pregnant
According to Honda, the victim in Malaysia – the fifth reported casualty linked to the Takata airbag scandal – that was driving a 2003 Honda City subcompact, was pregnant and ...
These are Takata’s airbag recall crisis turning points – so far
Japanese safety auto parts producer Takata Corp has been involved in the second big safety scandal of the year, after millions of cars have been recalled since 2008. Since 2013 in ...

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