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Autoliv boosts Q4 EPS

28 January 2020

Specialist safety equipment supplier Autoliv said fourth quarter 2019 sales of $2,191m was organic sales growth of 0.5% year on year, leading to a 10.5% operating margin, 11.1% adjusted operating margin, earnings per share up 268% to US$1.78 EPS and adjusted EPS of $1.84, an increase of 30%.


Honda, Toyota recall over 5m cars worldwide

22 January 2020

Honda Motor said it was recalling around 2.7m vehicles in North America for potentially defective airbag inflators manufactured by the now bankrupt Takata Corporation.


Takata recalling 10m airbag inflators in US

9 January 2020

Takata is back in the news: recalling 10m replacement air bag inflators in the United States, the largest ever auto safety recall in history, as regulators there consider whether to make it even wider.


More Takata airbags recalled in the US

6 December 2019

Joyson Safety Systems, the company established as a result of the merger between bankrupt Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata and Chinese-owned Key Safety Systems, is recalling a further 1.4m airbags in the US due the risk of explosion and flying shrapnel.


Toyota Australia to start future Takata recalls ahead of schedule

2 September 2019

Toyota Australia has announced it will initiate future Takata recall campaigns ahead of schedule for approximately 82,756 Yaris sedan, Corolla and Avensis vehicles to replace previously installed front passenger inflators.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India expands Takata airbag recall

30 July 2019


Daimler confirms poor Q2 financial results

24 July 2019

Daimler has reported final results for the second quarter ended 30 June, 2019, reflecting the gloom previewed in its earlier revision down of full year expectations due to higher provisions for Takata airbag recalls and a regulatory crackdown on diesel emissions.


just-auto Plus only Honda US expands Takata air bag safety recall

1 July 2019


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India recalls Accord vehicles

23 April 2019


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia expands Takata airbag recall

16 January 2019


FCA announces Takata inflator recall

14 January 2019

In the latest phase of its NHTSA-supervised programme, FCA US is recalling about 1.4m vehicles in the US to replace Takata passenger side airbag inflators that may, on deployment, send shrapnel into the vehicle cabin.


Toyota recalls 1.7m cars in North America to replace Takata inflators

10 January 2019

Toyota announced the recall of 1.7m vehicles in North America to replace faulty Takata front passenger airbag inflators, including 1.3m in the US alone.


Ford announces 953,000 vehicle Takata inflator recall

7 January 2019

Takata airbag inflators are back in the news with Ford announcing a fourth round of recalls of vehicles fitted with the troubled and now dismembered supplier's products.


just-auto Plus only Toyota expands Takata airbag recall in Australia

5 November 2018


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia recalls Corolla vehicles to replace airbag ECU

5 November 2018


Ford pays out $299m to settle US Takata lawsuit

17 July 2018

Ford has agreed to pay USD299.1m to settle US consumers’ economic loss claims related to Takata airbag recalls over faulty inflators.


just-auto Plus only Mazda North American and CCC team on vehicle safety

14 June 2018


NHTSA after automakers over Takata airbag fixes

16 May 2018

The US auto safety agency NHTSA wants to meet with 12 major automakers that failed to meet a December 2017 target deadline for completing repairs on the highest-priority vehicles with dangerous Takata air bag inflators, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only American Honda recalls vehicles to replace airbag module assembly

16 May 2018


Key Safety Systems closes Takata buy, becomes Joyson Safety Systems

12 April 2018

A consortium led by its parent Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corporation (Joyson Electronics) and PAG, an Asia based private equity firm and Future Industry Investment Fund (SDIC) provided the funding to Key Safety Systems (KSS) to successfully complete the acquisition of substantially all of the global assets of Japan-based Takata Corporation, a leading global supplier of vehicle safety systems including seat belts, airbags, steering wheels and child seats as well as other automotive products, out of cross-border bankruptcies in the US and Japan.


Grey imports cause Takata recall headaches in New Zealand

4 April 2018

New Zealand's Motor Industry Association (MIA), representing new vehicle importers, has welcomed the government’s mandatory recall for at risk (alpha type) Takata airbag inflators but its response illustrates the problems that arise in a market where grey market imports match or exceed those imported 'officially'.


just-auto Plus only Toyota expands Takata airbag recall in Australia

29 March 2018


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia recalls Corolla and Rukus vehicles

8 March 2018


Australian government orders 2.7m vehicle Takata airbag recall, NZ MIA asks for help

1 March 2018

Australia's assistant minister to the treasurer, Michael Sukkar, has issued a compulsory recall for all 2.7m vehicles on the country's roads with defective Takata airbags, following an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) safety investigation.


just-auto Plus only Honda Philippines recalls Takata airbag cars

26 February 2018


US court confirms TK Holdings Ch 11 reorganisation

22 February 2018

Takata Corporation has announced that the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware  has confirmed the 'Fifth Amended Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganisation' filed by TK Holdings (TKH), Inc.,  Takata’s main US subsidiary.


Deal should speed Takata US unit out of bankruptcy - report

13 February 2018

As Takata airbag inflator recalls continue, lawyers and accountants are inching the parent company's US unit towards emerging from bankruptcy so it can be broken up and sold.


Ford expands Ranger trucks Takata recall

13 February 2018

Ford has expanded an earlier recall concerning Takata airbags.


Takata airbag recalls continue into 2018

24 January 2018

As Key Safety Systems' (KSS) purchase of much of Takata progresses, automakers continue to announce recalls of the supplier's airbags. The latest just this month include Ford, Mazda, Honda's and Toyota's US units and Honda Cars India.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India expands Takata airbag safety recall

22 January 2018

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Takata Corporation news

Autoliv boosts Q4 EPS

28 January 2020

Specialist safety equipment supplier Autoliv said fourth quarter 2019 sales of $2,191m was organi...


Honda, Toyota recall over 5m cars worldwide

22 January 2020

Honda Motor said it was recalling around 2.7m vehicles in North America for potentially defective...


Takata recalling 10m airbag inflators in US

9 January 2020

Takata is back in the news: recalling 10m replacement air bag inflators in the United States, the...


More Takata airbags recalled in the US

6 December 2019

Joyson Safety Systems, the company established as a result of the merger between bankrupt Japanes...


Toyota Australia to start more Takata recalls

2 September 2019

Toyota Australia has announced it will initiate future Takata recall campaigns ahead of schedule...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India expands Takata airbag recall

30 July 2019

Honda Cars India announced that it has expanded its campaign to replace Takata driver and passeng...



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