Takata Lost Value Suits On Hold Pending Judicial Panel

Consumers looking to file a lawsuit against Takata over its defective airbags may be waiting a little while longer to do so.

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Shimizu: Takata Hasn't Found The Cause Of Airbag Failures

Takata has yet to find the root cause of the defect affecting its airbags; Autoliv will supply replacements to Honda; and Toyota, Mazda and Chrysler are expanding their recalls.

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Takata Faces Forced Recall After Defying NHTSA Order

Hours after Takata informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it would not comply with the order to conduct a nationwide airbag recall in the United States, the agency took the supplier to task during Wednesday’s congressional hearing over the matter.

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Takata Refuses NHTSA Call For Nationwide Airbag Recall

Takata won’t be conducting a nationwide recall of its defective airbags anytime soon, but did hire three former U.S. Transportation Secretaries to help the supplier manage the crisis. Meanwhile, an airbag in an non-recalled model explodes in a Japanese junkyard; the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration won’t push for a nationwide passenger airbag recall; and Toyota and Honda both call for an industry review of Takata’s wares.

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Hearings, Recalls Et Al Darken Takata's Doorstep

Takata and those associated with its airbag recall crisis are heading back into the fire this week, one that could grow into a firestorm soon enough.

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Toyota Recalls 57K Over Takata Airbags

Toyota issued Thursday a global recall of 57,000 vehicles affected by the Takata airbag crisis.

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NHTSA Orders Takata To Recall Airbags By December 2

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is ordering Takata to conduct a nationwide recall of its airbags, while Honda was found to have issued Takata-related recalls as early as 2002.

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Supply Issues Slow Takata Airbag Recall Action

Even if the federal government compels every automaker that uses Takata’s airbags to enter into a nationwide recall order, and even if Honda got its wish by having the government mandate every owner affected to bring their vehicles in for repair, fixing the mess created by the supplier could take as long as two years or more.

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NHTSA, USDOT Demand National Recall Action From Takata, Automakers

While we were looking over the latest and greatest from the 2014 LA Auto Show, the Takata band played on.

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Honda To Replace Takata Airbags Nationwide If Consumers Complain

Worried that the airbag in your Honda may shred your face instead of saving it? Complain loud enough, and the automaker will replace the unit in question.

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Takata Chairman In Hiding, Mexican Plant Increasing Airbag Production

Takata’s chairman goes missing amid the company’s airbag recall crisis; the company boosts production of replacement modules at its Mexico plant; and the United States Senate plans to hold hearings regarding the airbag recalls, while also demanding a full reform of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over the agency’s role in both Takata’s and General Motors’ respective recalls.

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Takata Airbag Propellant Revised, Composition Unknown

The original airbag propellant recipe used by Takata in the modules at the center of the supplier’s recall crisis has been changed, according to an anonymous company official.

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NHTSA Orders More Documents From Honda About Takata Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is demanding more satisfaction from Honda in as many days over the automaker’s role in the ongoing Takata airbag recall crisis, asking for more documents in a second request.

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Suppliers Come To Takata's Aid Amid Airbag Recall Crisis

Takata may not being doing so hot amid its airbag crisis, but it is providing an opportunity for at least two other airbag suppliers.

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Honda Ordered To Answer For Its Role In Takata Airbag Recall By November 24

Takata is no longer alone in facing an intense federal investigation over in its airbag recall action: Honda, too, has been ordered to answer under oath for its role in the recall.

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