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    Toyota Bypassing Takata for Airbag-Inflator Purchase  

    Toyota is buying airbag inflators from Tier 2 supplier Nippon Kayaku instead of Takata, whose defective inflators have been linked to at least eight deaths and prompted a global recall of millions of vehicles....More
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    U.S. Regulators Study Failure of Takata Airbag in New VW  

    The NHTSA investigators have asked Takata and VW for information about a side airbag in a '15 Tiguan that ruptured in June, an incident apparently unrelated to defects in Takata airbag inflators....More
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    Supplier Strike Ends, Spain's Seat Resumes Production  

    Volkswagen's Spanish subsidiary had shut down Wednesday because of a strike at Johnson Controls Eurosit that cut off supplies of seats....More
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    Honda Adds 4.5 Million Cars With Takata Airbags to Global Recall  

    The latest recall covers more Honda cars equipped with airbags made by supplier Takata with defects authorities blame for eight deaths, all in Honda vehicles....More
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    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
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    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
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    Panasonic Strenghthens Battery-Making Ties With Tesla  

    The Japanese electronics giant will send hundreds of employees to Nevada this fall to ramp up production of lithium-ion batteries for electric-vehicle maker Tesla....More
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    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
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    Japan Auto Lobby Awaits Takata Report  

    Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. Chairman Fumihiko Ike, whose group is conducting one of several probes of Takata airbag defects, says he expects a report from any of several teams of investigators by year-end....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
  • Newswire

    Latest Airbag-Related Recall May Hurt Honda's Japan Sales, Exec Says  

    The automaker's recall of 5 million cars equipped with potentially dangerous airbags supplied by Takata may impact sales in Japan, Senior Managing Officer Sho Minekawa says, but adds, "We want to make sure we take the right steps."...More
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    UPDATE 2-Honda adds to Takata air bag recalls; global tally now around 36 mln  

    * Honda recalls close to another 4.9 mln vehicles * Daihatsu recalls nearly 260,000 of its cars * Takata shares close down 5.4 pct (Recasts, adds details, context) By Maki Shiraki and Mari Saito TOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co on Thursday recalled close to 5 million vehicles fitted with potentially faulty Takata Corp air bag inflators, as investigations showed the problem behind one of the biggest auto safety crises may be more widespread than thought....More
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    UPDATE 2-Japan's 3 top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions  

    (Changes slug, recasts, adds details, context) By Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito TOKYO, May 13 (Reuters) - Japan's three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp , saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation. Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co said they were recalling some 6.5 million vehicles globally, while Honda Motor Co Ltd said it would follow suit, without giving further details....More

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