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Honda Cars India recalls Accord vehicles

23 April 2019


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.


Toyota expands Takata airbag recall in Australia

5 November 2018


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.


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.


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'.


Toyota expands Takata airbag recall in Australia

29 March 2018


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.


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.


Honda Cars India expands Takata airbag safety recall

22 January 2018


NHTSA’s statement on 2006 Ford Ranger recall

12 January 2018


Honda US expands Takata airbag safety recall

11 January 2018

Honda is adding around 465,000 vehicles to its Takata-related airbag recall in the US.


Toyota US expands Takata air bag safety recall

10 January 2018


EC slaps five suppliers with EUR34m total cartel fine

22 November 2017

Five suppliers, namely Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka, have been handed fines totalling EUR34m (US$40m) for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules.


KSS agrees Takata assets buy

21 November 2017

Key Safety Systems (KSS) and Takata Corporation have signed a definitive agreement under which KSS will acquire most of Takata's global assets and operations for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.588bn.


Creditors owed more than Takata can pay - report

8 November 2017

Creditors of bankrupt airbag supplier Takata are owed more than it can repay, a media report said.


Nissan reports Q2 operating profit down 22%

8 November 2017

Nissan has reported a big drop to operating profit this year as it has been hit by costs related to vehicle inspection issues in Japan and a Takata airbag recall class action in the US.


KSS papers for Takata asset buy to be signed soon - report

3 October 2017

Key Safety Systems (KSS) has agreed terms on its US$1.6bn purchase of Takata assets and final documents will be signed in less than two weeks, a lawyer for the airbag inflator maker's US unit reportedly has said.

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Takata Corporation news

just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India recalls Accord vehicles

23 April 2019

Honda Cars India (HCIL) announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata driver front airbag inf...


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia expands Takata airbag recall

16 January 2019

Toyota Australia will recall an additional 1,541 vehicles built between 2014 and 2016 ahead of sc...


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...


Toyota recalls 1.7m cars for Takata inflators

10 January 2019

Toyota announced the recall of 1.7m vehicles in North America to replace faulty Takata front pass...


Ford announces 953,000 vehicle Takata recall

7 January 2019

Takata airbag inflators are back in the news with Ford announcing a fourth round of recalls of ve...


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia recalls Corolla vehicles

5 November 2018

Toyota Australia has announced that it will initiate a safety recall on 2,121 Corolla vehicles pr...



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