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Takata summoned by senators to recall all cars

Takata summoned by senators to recall all cars

Trouble doesn’t seem to steer away from Takata. The Japanese auto parts maker is being called on by two U.S. senators to recall all the vehicles that use their air bags after a side air bag canister from a 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan exploded two weeks ago. According to the Associated […]

Japan to reach airbag replacement shortfall

Japan to reach airbag replacement shortfall

While the country is home to Takata Corp., the safety auto parts producer at the heart of a global safety crisis, Japan could actually be hit by a shortfall in the supply of replacement airbag kits. The country has seen carmakers that were Takata clients recall 9.8 million autos as […]

Takata still has no root cause for the airbag defect

Takata still has no root cause for the airbag defect

Japan’s auto safety parts manufacturer, Takata Corp., has released an update of its work to the US auto safety regulator on the progress with the airbag recall campaigns, part of the agreement signed in May. Back in May the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration required the Tokyo-based Takata to […]

Takata increases lobby spending amid pressure from regulators

Takata increases lobby spending amid pressure from regulators

Japan’s auto safety supplier Takata Corp. has lifted expenses directed towards US federal lobbying by 22 percent during the second quarter as it sought to thwart the massive recall attention from regulators and lawmakers. Since 2008, Takata has recalled tens of millions of cars worldwide because of potentially defective airbag […]

Takata Corp refuses to create a compensation fund

Takata Corp refuses to create a compensation fund

Takata Corp has declined the suggestion to make a compensation fund for the victims of the defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to eight death and more than 100 injuries, according to U.S. senator Richard Blumenthal. During an oversight hearing on Takata’s recall of around 34 million air […]