Business / Corporate Jan 7, 2018

Takata recalls another 3.3 million air bags under U.S. order

Takata Corp., the parts supplier that filed for bankruptcy after sparking the largest recall in automotive history, called back 3.3 million additional air bags as part of a U.S. order that scheduled repairs for the potentially deadly devices over several years. The supplier identified at ...

The top business news stories of 2017

Business Dec 27, 2017

The top business news stories of 2017

The Japan Times newsroom selected these economy and technology stories as the most important of 2017. 1. Morass of data scandals: Kobe Steel Ltd., Mitsubishi Materials Corp. and Toray Industries Inc. were all swept up in data falsification scandals, damaging Japan's reputation for high-quality production. In ...

Honda to start mass recall in China over Takata air bags

Business Oct 2, 2017

Honda to start mass recall in China over Takata air bags

Honda will recall more than 245,000 vehicles in China over concerns about air bags made by troubled Japanese giant Takata, Chinese authorities said Sunday, dealing another blow to Takata's largest client. The Japanese carmaker and its Chinese joint venture partner, Guangqi Honda, will start withdrawing ...