Nov 17, 2015

Nissan reports first Takata air bag injury in Japan

Nissan Motor Co. has found that an air bag made by Takata Corp. ruptured abnormally and injured a passenger in a Nissan vehicle last month, the transport ministry said, announcing the first such case in Japan. Automakers have been recalling tens of millions of ...

Nov 11, 2015

Takata air bag crisis hands Autoliv chance to go big in Japan

Swedish car safety equipment maker Autoliv could capitalize on the crisis engulfing its rival Takata Corp. by finally extending its global leadership to the one major auto hub it has been unable to dominate — Japan. Autoliv is the world’s top maker of equipment ...

VW ex-boss target of criminal probe by German prosecutors

Sep 29, 2015

VW ex-boss target of criminal probe by German prosecutors

German prosecutors on Monday opened an investigation against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn to establish what his role was in the emissions-rigging scandal that has shaken the world’s largest automaker. The investigation will concentrate on the suspicion of fraud committed through the sale of ...