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  • Newswire

    Airbag Recall Costs Prompt Honda to Restate Earnings  

    The Japanese automaker, citing an expanded recall of vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags, revises its operating profit for the last fiscal year downward by 19%....More
  • Newswire

    U.S. Recall of 72,000 Subaru Vehicles Focuses on Brakes  

    The recall covers '15- and '16-model year vehicles with potentially defective switches that could fail to activate the cars' automatic pre-collision braking system....More
  • Newswire

    Toyota, Nissan Expanding Takata Airbag Recall Globally  

    The Japanese automakers are recalling an additional 3.2 million vehicles following supplier Takata's agreement with U.S. regulators' order to declare more airbag inflators defective....More
  • Newswire

    Internal Airbag Probe Stalling, Takata CEO Tells Shareholders  

    Chief Executive Shigehisa Takada says the supplier's internal probe into defective airbag inflators linked to at least eight deaths and dozens of injuries is "not progressing very well."...More
  • Newswire

    U.S. Says Revisions to Takata Recall Likely  

    NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says the agency's estimate of 32 million defective inflators in U.S. cars will be adjusted to reflect double-counting of vehicles with two front airbags....More
  • Newswire

    Honda Expands Recall of U.S. Vehicles With Takata Airbags  

    The recall of 1.39 million Accord and Civic sedans raises to 2.3 million the total number of Honda cars recalled because of potentially defective front passenger-side airbags....More
  • Newswire

    Widened Airbag Recall Prompts Honda to Restate Earnings  

    The automaker is revising its financial results from the fiscal year ended March 31 to reflect additional spending of ¥44.8 billion on an expanded recall of potentially defective Takata airbags in the U.S....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 3-U.S. weighs charges against GM over ignition switch recall -WSJ  

    * More than 100 deaths linked to faulty switches * GM likely hid information, made misleading statements -WSJ * U.S. hopes to reach settlement within months -WSJ (Adds Justice Department declines comment, adds background on faulty ignition switches, recalls, updates stock price)...More
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    UPDATE 2-Fiat Chrysler tells U.S. regulators no public hearing needed  

    (Adds new quote from FCA document, background) By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, June 4 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , pushing back against pressure from U.S. auto safety regulators, has told the Obama administration it sees no reason for new public scrutiny of recalls affecting more than 10 million vehicles....More
  • Newswire

    Mazda Expands Takata Airbag Recall  

    The automaker a year ago recalled more than 328,000 cars with potentially defective Takata airbags, and has added nearly 117,000 Mazda6 and RX-8 models to the action....More
  • Jun 4, 2015

    Hang Up and Drive – And Get Off My Lawn 13

    When I see a vehicle drifting into my lane, or someone else’s lane, or over a curb on a busy street, or if an aimless vehicle corrects abruptly at the last second to avoid a fire hydrant, I glance at the driver and see that he or she is looking at a device instead of the road....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-Honda expands air bag recall after Takata complies with U.S. order  

    (Adds expanded recalls in United States, Canada) By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO, May 28 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co called back about 690,000 cars in Japan and the United States to replace air bag inflators made by Takata Corp after the Tokyo-based parts supplier last week agreed to comply with U.S. orders to expand some of its previous recalls. Honda, Japan's third-biggest automaker, disclosed the recall in filings in Tokyo and Washington....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 1-Takata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expand  

    * Air bags can explode too forcefully, spewing shrapnel * Do Takata's replacement inflators address root cause? * Takata says confident new air bags are safe * Regulators, automakers pursue separate probes of issue (Adds details on Takata's independent quality assurance panel, paragraph 7) By Ben Klayman...More
  • Newswire

    Mazda, Mitsubishi Expand Takata Airbag Recall  

    Mitsubishi and Mazda are expanding their recalls of vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbag inflators to 512,000 and 112,000 units, respectively....More
  • Newswire

    NHTSA Studying Reports of Coil-Spring Flaws in Nissan Cars  

    NHTSA says complaints from drivers about fractures in the front suspension coil spring have prompted a preliminary evaluation of about 130,000 Nissan Versa cars....More
  • Newswire

    Toyota Global Airbag Recall Includes 637,000 U.S. Vehicles  

    Federal safety regulators say Toyota is conducting three separate recalls of vehicles equipped with potentially lethal Takata airbags and sold in the U.S. between the 2003 and 2007 model years....More
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