Takata doubles U.S. recall to nearly 34 million air bags

May 20, 2015

Takata doubles U.S. recall to nearly 34 million air bags

U.S. regulators announced Tuesday that embattled auto parts supplier Takata Corp. has acknowledged defective air bags in 33.8 million vehicles in what an official described as “the most complex” recall in the country’s history. The course of events hit Takata shares hard during trading ...

Apr 28, 2015

Takata air bags linked to 105 injuries, 6 deaths: U.S. lawmaker

Takata Corp. has expanded the number of alleged incidents related to its defective car air bags to 105 injuries and six deaths, a U.S. lawmaker said Monday. Takata recently provided updated information to the U.S. Senate Commerce Department, said Bill Nelson, the ranking member ...

Apr 22, 2015

Takata air bag defects prompt expanded Nissan recall in U.S.

Nissan Motor Co. is expanding a recall of the 2006 Sentra compact car by 45,000 units mainly in the Southern United States because of a defective air bag manufactured by the embattled Takata Corp., the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday. Nissan’s U.S. ...

Apr 14, 2015

Honda admits Takata air bag fault in Florida injury

Honda Motor Co. on Monday said that a faulty air bag made by Takata Corp. ruptured in the crash of a Honda Civic in March in Florida, injuring the driver. A metal fragment hurled from a front airbag inflator struck the driver in the ...