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Most Unlucky Car Owner Buys A Salvage-Titled Car, Takata Airbags Injure Him
Most Unlucky Car Owner Buys A Salvage-Titled Car, Takata Airbags Injure Him

25 Apr 2017, 15:12 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A 2002 Honda Accord was recalled twice to replace its Takata airbags. It got wrecked, and then fixed with old airbags, which blew up in the new owner's face

 
Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say
Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say

28 Feb 2017, 15:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / According to the legal team behind the victims of Takata's defective airbags, at least four automakers that used them knew about their issues as early as 1999

 
Toyota Adds 543,000 Vehicles to Takata Airbag Recall, All Sold In the U.S.
Toyota Adds 543,000 Vehicles to Takata Airbag Recall, All Sold In the U.S.

13 Jan 2017, 15:57 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Toyota has announced that it will supplement its list of vehicles that will be recalled to replace defective Takata airbag inflators by 543,000 units

 
GM Chose Takata Airbags For Cost Savings In The 90's, Ex-Autoliv Employee Claims
GM Chose Takata Airbags For Cost Savings In The 90's, Ex-Autoliv Employee Claims

29 Aug 2016, 17:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Back in the 1990s, automakers were trying to cut costs. A Japanese supplier promised them airbags that were 30% cheaper than the competitor. It was Takata

 
Truck Carrying Takata Parts Crashes And Explodes En Route To Plant, One Casualty
Truck Carrying Takata Parts Crashes And Explodes En Route To Plant, One Casualty

27 Aug 2016, 15:53 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A truck that was towing a trailer full of parts meant for Takata's US facility crashed and exploded in Texas. Four people were injured, and one died

 
Honda Audit Finds Takata Manipulated Data Sent To Automaker
Honda Audit Finds Takata Manipulated Data Sent To Automaker

19 Jul 2016, 08:23 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Takata misled its biggest customer, Honda, by sending it manipulated test results to make its products look good. An independent audit revealed the deception

 
Hawaii Sues Takata for Airbag Fiasco, Accuses Them of Cover-up
Hawaii Sues Takata for Airbag Fiasco, Accuses Them of Cover-up

17 May 2016, 14:07 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Hawaii has become the first US state to file a lawsuit against Takata. They accuse the Japanese supplier of covering up their faulty airbag situation

 
Takata Airbag Recall Might Expand by 5 Million Vehicles
Takata Airbag Recall Might Expand by 5 Million Vehicles

23 Jan 2016, 10:28 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The ninth death caused by a faulty Takata airbag could lead to a five-million vehicle expansion of the safety recall. NHTSA hasn't posted the full list yet

 
384,000 Honda Accord Models Going Under Scrutiny For Airbag Deployment Failure
384,000 Honda Accord Models Going Under Scrutiny For Airbag Deployment Failure

22 Aug 2015, 10:43 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / Will the Takata airbag scandal ever cool off? As it is the case right now, not for a while, and Honda is again a character in this nasty disruption

 
Ford Vehicles Called in Over Takata Faulty Airbags Reach 1.5 Million Tally
Ford Vehicles Called in Over Takata Faulty Airbags Reach 1.5 Million Tally

29 May 2015, 08:42 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / The age of the recall won't be easy on the automotive world, and no carmaker is safe in front of the ever-growing Takata airbag issue

 
Takata Airbag Malfunction Causes Driver Injury in Honda Civic Accident
Takata Airbag Malfunction Causes Driver Injury in Honda Civic Accident

11 Apr 2015, 14:40 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / Another incident linked to Takata Corp's faulty airbag inflators took place last month in Florida, injuring the driver of a Honda Civic

 
Honda Recalls Another 100,000 Cars Over Same Takata Airbags Issue
Honda Recalls Another 100,000 Cars Over Same Takata Airbags Issue

20 Mar 2015, 09:59 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / onda Motor Co. added about 100,000 vehicles in the U.S. to existing recalls for injury-causing flawed airbags made by Takata Corp

 
Toyota Will Recall Another 250 Models in Two Batches
Toyota Will Recall Another 250 Models in Two Batches

19 Feb 2015, 10:39 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / After the Takata airbags issues, Toyota will be racalling another 250 vehicles (2015 Yaris models and 2015 Tacome TRD Pro) for technical faults