October 26, 2020

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    Honda confirms 17th U.S. death due to Takata air bag rupture

    Honda Motor said on Saturday it has confirmed a 17th U.S. death connected to a faulty Takata airbag inflator. The Japanese automaker said that following a joint inspection with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it confirmed a faulty airbag inflator was to blame for the August 20 crash of a 2002 Honda […]

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    Honda is recalling 2.7 million vehicles due to air bag inflator defect

    Honda Motor stated on Tuesday it will recall 2.7 million older U.S. vehicles in North America for possibly faulty air bag inflators. The defect concerns a different type of Takata inflator than those that have led the largest-ever auto safety recalls worldwide covering over 42 million U.S. vehicles by 19 automakers with Takata air bag […]

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    Honda reports twentieth death from an exploding Takata air bag

    Honda Motor stated another individual has been killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator. The company stated the person passed away when a 2004 Honda Civic crashed July 10 in Baton Rouge, La. Officials from Honda and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) checked the automobile Tuesday and confirmed that the inflator blew […]

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    Honda says Florida crash death could be related to Takata air bag inflator

    Honda Motor stated on Thursday that a Takata air bag inflator burst in auto accident recently in Florida, in what could be the 19th death around the world connected to defective airbags recalled as part of the biggest automotive safety campaign in history. Automaker said the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord was eliminated in […]

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    NHTSA says 2.7 million more Takata air bag inflators to be recalled

    The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated Tuesday that new testing is leading Takata Corp to declare 2.7 million air bag inflators faulty in Ford Motor, Nissan Motor and Mazda Motor automobiles. Takata air bag inflators are currently associated with 17 deaths and over 180 injuries worldwide, and the recalls will ultimately cover […]

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    Only 15.8 million of 46 million recalled Takata inflators in U.S. fixed to this day

    Over 65 percent of 46.2 million recalled Takata air bag inflators in the United States have not been fixed, a U.S. senator stated on Thursday, prompting automakers to accelerate the speed of repair works. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida stated only 15.8 million inflators from 46.2 million inflators recalled to this day have been repaired […]

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    Four automakers settle claims concerning Takata inflators for $553 million

    Four car manufacturers accepted a $553 million settlement to resolve class-action financial loss claims covering owners of almost 16 million recalled automobiles with possibly malfunctioning Takata airbag inflators, court documents filed on Thursday revealed. Toyota Motor’s share of the settlement expenses is $278.5 million, followed by BMW at $131 million, Mazda Motor at $76 million […]

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    American driver seriously injured in Takata inflator rupture, Honda states

    Honda Motor stated a driver of a 2002 Accord was seriously injured after a malfunctioning Takata air bag inflator ruptured during a March 3 crash in Las Vegas, Nevada. The automaker stated the inflator had not been set up by a dealership but most likely was a salvaged part from a junk yard. Honda stated […]

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    Honda Motor recalls 41,580 cars to replace airbag inflators in India

    The Takata Corp continues to impact Indian car customers with Honda Motor announcing the latest estimates of recalls of some vehicles made in 2012. As per the statement, released by the Honda Cars India Ltd, it has announced that it will willingly change Takata airbag inflators of 41,580 automobiles of previous generation of Jazz, City, […]

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    Ford expands Takata air bag recall, concerning over 800,000 automobiles

    Ford Motor stated last week it will recall about 816,000 automobiles as it expanded previous actions impacting models with Takata air bags. The move brings the numerous automobiles with Takata air bag inflators recalled worldwide by Ford to 3 million, the majority of them North America. The new recall by Ford follows one on Monday […]

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    Takata to pay $1 billion to settle U.S. air bag investigation

    Takata Corp is anticipated to plead guilty to criminal misbehavior as early as Friday as part of a $1 billion settlement with the United States Justice Department over its management of air bag ruptures connected to 16 deaths worldwide, sources stated. The settlement consists of a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million in victim settlement […]

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    Texas woman takes legal action over injuries she says caused by Takata airbag

    A Texas female has taken legal action against American Honda Motor Co Inc. and the United States subsidiary of air bag maker Takata Corporation for a minimum of $1 million. She informed that she was severely hurt in a low-speed car mishap since the propellant in the air bag blew up. Takata’s air bag inflators, […]

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    Honda’s Takata Airbag Recall Expands

    Honda plans to recall 21 million automobiles worldwide to fix malfunctioning air bags provided by the equipment maker Takata, a senior executive at the carmaker stated on Friday. The Japanese automaker made the estimate public after American regulatory authorities more than doubled the estimate of an airbag recall in the United States, recognizing another 35 […]

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