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Aerospace company tapped by carmakers to run Takata airbag tests


Orbital ATK has been selected recently by a group of 10 automakers to run their ongoing testing procedures in an investigation that seeks to find the root cause of the Takata airbag issues. The ten automakers have been involved in the massive recalls that started back in 2008 due to Takata’s airbag inflator problems – they tend to explode with too ...
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Takata investors worried after Honda backs out of financial help
Takata Corp., the auto safety supplier involved in a global crisis over defective airbags, has taken a hit after Honda Motor, the third largest Japanese automaker and its biggest client ...
Takata to lift replacement inflator production to 900,000 units a month
Japan’s Takata Corp., the auto safety parts supplier at the center of a global auto safety crisis is stepping up efforts to meet a massive backlog on orders for replacements ...
Takata expects more losses for the current fiscal year
Japan’s Takata Corp. the auto safety parts supplier at the center of a global auto safety recall scandal has forecasted it would incur higher than anticipated losses during the fiscal ...
Automakers want engineering firm and former US regulator to direct Takata airbag investigation
The consortium of ten affected automakers mulls the hiring of an independent engineering company and a former top US auto safety regulator for a probe that seeks to find why ...
Automakers still have trouble fixing the life-saving airbag
You might not believe it, but it’s true. What should be a life-saving technology might not work properly even after it was initially fixed. This is what US auto safety ...
Honda lowers profit goal as Takata recalls take their toll
Japan's third largest automaker, Honda Motor Co, decided to lower its core annual profit forecast by 6.5 percent for 2015 as it needs to factor in the hundreds of millions ...
US: Houston accident with driver fatality linked to Takata airbags
Japan’s third largest automaker, Honda Motor, announced on Thursday that a person driving a 2002 Accord was killed in a traffic accident last week in a Houston suburb and the ...
US: federal safety regulators on the lookout for Takata whistleblowers
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided it wants to swiftly find out people that can offer insider information “of possible defects or any wrongdoing” by Takata Corp, as ...
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 ...

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