Takata's 29 million U.S. air bag recall just more than doubled

May 5, 2016

Takata's 29 million U.S. air bag recall just more than doubled

U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday ordered Japanese manufacturer Takata to recall between 35 million and 40 million more air bags installed in U.S. cars, in a push for the replacement of dangerously explosive inflators. The decision comes after the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

Mar 22, 2016

Takata to sell most of its shares in other firms

Embattled air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. plans to sell most of its shares in other companies, including automakers, as it covers the costs of recalling defective air bags, informed sources said Tuesday. As of the end of March last year, Takata held shares in ...

Mar 3, 2016

Toyota adds 331,200 more vehicles to recalls over Takata air bags

Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it is expanding by 331,200 cars worldwide its recall involving potentially defective Takata Corp. air bag parts. Toyota earlier on Wednesday said the new recalls totaled 356,000 globally but later lowered the figure. An estimated 29 million Takata air ...

Feb 19, 2016

Mazda, MMC expand Takata-linked recalls by 2 million vehicles

Mazda Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. added more than 2 million vehicles to worldwide recalls linked to Takata Corp. air bags in response to the latest confirmed death caused by rupturing safety devices. Mazda is calling back 1.89 million vehicles globally, a spokesman ...