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just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only 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.


General Motors to recall 2.5m cars in China

18 September 2017

General Motors' local joint ventures in China are to recall around 2.51m vehicles from the end of October to replace faulty airbag inflators produced by troubled Japanese supplier Takata.


VW China recalling 4.86m vehicles with Takata airbag inflators

14 September 2017

Volkswagen Group China (VGC), with Volkswagen (China) Import (VGIC), FAW-Volkswagen Automotive (FAW-VW) and SAIC Volkswagen Automotive (SAIC VW), will recall vehicles with Takata driver and/or passenger front airbag inflators (PSAN without desiccant).


Honda agrees to settle US Takata inflator litigation

4 September 2017

Honda has reached an agreement to resolve the economic loss claims in the Takata airbag inflator multidistrict class action litigation in the US.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues safety/safety compliance recalls

1 September 2017


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls Honda/Acura vehicles to replace airbag inflator

30 August 2017


Court orders temporary halt to Takata lawsuits

17 August 2017

Automakers reportedly have won a temporary reprieve from lawsuits filed by victims of defective air bags made by bankrupt Takata that led to the largest ever auto safety recall and at least 18 deaths.


Nissan agrees US Takata inflator settlement

9 August 2017

Nissan Motor has agreed a Takata airbag inflator related settlement with US regulators, a news agency perusal of court records discovered.


Australian lawsuit seeks refund for cars with Takata airbags

26 July 2017

A lawsuit has been filed in Australia against Toyota, Mazda and Honda, seeking refunds for cars fitted with Takata airbags, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls CR-V vehicles to replace airbag inflator kits

18 July 2017


New testing in US prompts more Takata airbag recalls

12 July 2017

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said that new testing is prompting Takata to declare 2.7m more airbag inflators defective.


Injured parties get say in Takata US bankruptcy

7 July 2017

Vehicle occupants injured by faulty Takata air bags have been given an official role in the bankruptcy of the supplier's US unit, according to media reports.


Takata bags a buyer - ANALYSIS

27 June 2017

Since April 2013, when carmakers began recalling deadly faulty airbags supplied by Takata, the family-controlled parts maker’s fortunes have been in free fall. The massive recall resulted in an apology from the world’s second-largest supplier of airbags and it filing for bankruptcy.


KSS to buy Takata in principle for US$1.59bn

26 June 2017

Key Safety Systems and Takata have reached an agreement in principle to sponsor a restructuring plan for the purchase of substantially all of Takata’s global assets and operations by the American supplier for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.59bn.


Japanese OEMs line up to support Takata

23 June 2017

As embattled Takata faces bankruptcy, Toyota, Nissan and Honda are among OEMs who will continue to support the company following a bankruptcy that could come as early as Monday (26 June).


Takata to file for bankruptcy Monday - report

22 June 2017

Takata will seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Monday, two news agency sources said, as the airbag supplier faces billions of dollars in liabilities stemming from the biggest recall in automotive history.


No "legal proceedings" decision yet - Takata

19 June 2017

Takata says no decision concerning "legal proceedings" has currently been made as the embattled Japanese supplier struggles to find ways to stave off potential bankruptcy.


Takata near to bankruptcy

16 June 2017

Crisis-hit airbag supplier Takata is near to bankruptcy according to reports in Japan.


Takata recommends board reappointment ahead of AGM

12 June 2017

Airbag supplier Takata has recommended reappointing its current board, suggesting slow progress in its efforts to to find a financial backer to overhaul the business.


Four automakers announce Takata settlements in US

22 May 2017

BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota have announced agreements to resolve economic loss claims in the Takata multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the United States.


Takata share trading stops after bankruptcy plan news

27 April 2017

Trading in Takata Corporation shares was suspended on Thursday (27 April) after a report the airbag maker at the heart of the car industry's largest recall was considering a bankruptcy plan to create a new company and ring fence its liabilities.


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls 2003 Honda Accord Coupe vehicles

11 April 2017


Toyota and others recall more Takata airbag cars

30 March 2017

Toyota and other automakers are recalling around 2.9m vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions as part of the wider Takata inflator-related recall ordered last year.

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More Takata airbags recalled in the US

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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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