Airbags

Takata airbag recall hits 3.3 million

THE Federal Government is threatening to introduce the first-ever compulsory safety recall for cars as another 877,000 vehicles — and eight more …

News Corp Australia

Killer Takata airbags force 'unprecedented' recall proposal

The Federal Government has proposed unprecedented action against the automotive industry in Australia, forcing mandatory recalls of cars for the …

Australian News

iPhone X Gets a Hilarious Parody: The $1000 Emoji Machine

<i>(PG-13: Language)</i> Apple just announced its latest $1000 wonderphone, and already the parodies are starting to roll in. We particularly enjoyed …

IPhone 8

To prevent robots from harming humans, engineers want robo airbags

Why it matters to you<p>Want to stay safe from potential robot-induced injury? This airbag will protect you from your new robot co-worker.<p>Cars have …

Robots

The Air VaporMax by Nike Designer Johanna Schneider Has Contrasting Hues on the Air Bag

Since day one, Johanna Schneider, Senior Design Director for Nike Sportswear Women's Apparel, has had an affinity for the Air VaporMax silhouette. …

Sneakers

Honda might owe you $500 after defective air bag settlement

Millions of U.S. Honda and Acura vehicle owners are expected to receive $500 under a new settlement agreement with the automaker over defective …

United States

Millions of Honda and Acura owners could be eligible for $500 after air bag recall

Millions of U.S. Honda and Acura vehicle owners could receive $500 if a federal judge approves the settlement of a class-action lawsuit over …

Western Massachusetts

Honda sets aside $605 million to settle Takata airbag claims

The Takata airbag scandal affected several companies, but Honda felt its impact the most. Now, the Japanese automaker has agreed to a $605 million settlement to pay for buyers' claims related to the deadly airbags in the US. The money Honda set aside will go towards paying for all the out-of-pocket …

Business

Honda to pay $605 million to settle Takata air bag lawsuit

NEW YORK - Honda Motor Co. said Friday it has agreed to pay $605 million to settle a lawsuit filed by U.S. vehicle owners seeking compensation for …

Philippines

Honda owners to get up to $500, rental cars in Takata air bag settlement

Owners of about 16.5 million Honda and Acura vehicles with potentially defective Takata air bags are eligible for financial aid in getting their cars fixed and up to $500 in compensation under the terms of a new consumer settlement.<p>Japanese automaker Honda agreed to a $605 million class-action …

Money

Honda owners could get up to $500 in air bag settlement

DETROIT (AP) — Honda and some of the people suing the company over faulty Takata air bag inflators have agreed to a $605 million settlement.<p>The settlement, which still must be approved by a federal judge, covers owners of 16.5 million Honda and Acura vehicles with the inflators dating back to 2001. …

Business

Honda to Pay $484 Million in Air Bag Malfunction Settlement

Honda Motor Co. agreed to pay $484 million to settle economic-loss claims tied to Takata Corp. air bag recalls, bringing total settlements over the …

Business

Honda Reaches $605 Million Settlement in Takata Airbag Case

Honda Motor Co. (HMC) plans to announce a $605 million economic loss settlement Friday, Sept. 1, in its ongoing reparations for selling cars with …

Investing

Honda to pay $484M in Takata air bag settlement

Honda Motor (HMC +0.4%) agrees to pay $484M to settle economic loss claims tied to Takata air bag recalls, bringing total settlements over the faulty …

Business

Honda reaches $605M U.S. settlement over Takata air bags

Honda Motor Co will announce a $605 million economic loss settlement on Friday covering 11.4 million owners of U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, sources briefed on the matter said.<p>The Japanese automaker joins other major automakers that have reached similar …

Business

Ford recalls 144,000 vehicles for various issues

Ford is recalling 144,000 vehicles over a variety of issues, including seatbelts, airbags, seat frames and steering gear.<p>Most prominent is the recall …

Autos (Canada)

Honda Settles Takata Air Bag Claims for $605 Million

Honda said it agreed to a $605 million so-called economic loss settlement on Friday covering up to 16.5 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty …

Takata

Honda reaches $605-million settlement over Takata air bags in U.S.

Honda Motor Co said it agreed to a $605-million (U.S.) so-called economic loss settlement on Friday covering up to 16.5 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators.<p>The settlement covers several forms of economic damages linked to the inflators, including claims that …

United States

Honda reaches $605 million U.S. settlement over Takata air bags

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co (T:7267) said it agreed to a $605 million (467.04 million pounds)so-called economic loss settlement on Friday …

United States

Honda reaches US$605 million settlement over Takata air bags

Honda said it agreed to a US$605 million so-called economic loss settlement on Friday covering up to 16.5 million US vehicles with potentially faulty …

Takata

Subaru counts cost of Takata failure by as £580m hit destroys profit growth prospects

Japanese carmaker Subaru has been left counting the cost of failed airbag manufacturer Takata, today booking an 81.3bn yen (£580m) hit.<p>The special …

Takata

Japan automaker Subaru to book $741.5 million special loss over Takata recall

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp on Friday said it would book a special loss of 81.3 billion yen ($741.45 million) in the first half as it expects …

Takata

Recall Alert: 2012-2013 BMW X3, M6

BMW is recalling approximately 6,800 model-year 2012-13 BMW X3 xDrive 28i and xDrive35i SUVs, and M6 convertibles, and model-year 2013 M6 coupes. The …

Autos

New head of Ford's China operations

Ford (NYSE:F) has poached Jason Luo, previously chief executive of Key Safety Systems (which is acquiring troubled air bag maker Takata), to lead its …

Business

Alpinestars 2018 Technical Motorcycling Collection

For 2018 Alpinestars has focused on making its Tech lines more technical. New technology has been brought to its Tech touring line and changed the …

Leather Jackets

2018 Volvo XC60 crossover is sexy

If you’re a Volvo fan like most readers know, you are going to be excited about the Volvo XC60 news I have for you. Debuted back in 2010 as a luxury …

Trucks

Recalled Takata air bags showing up in used cars, lawsuit alleges

DETROIT — A dangerous Takata air bag should have been recalled before going from a wrecked car to a salvage yard, eventually ending up in a 2002 Honda Accord and nearly killing a Las Vegas woman, a lawsuit alleges.<p>The Accord had been fixed up and sold in March of 2016 to the family of Karina …

Las Vegas

Ford Wants to Let Drivers Gut Their Autonomous Cars

Ford wants to let customers gut their new cars. When autonomous cars reach a high degree of autonomy, the need for traditional car controls will …

Transportation

The Inflatable Man

Airbags changed automobile safety. Airbag jackets are about to do the same for motorcycles.<p>Heath starts the countdown: 3 . . . 2 . . . —<i>Stop!</i> I want to be surprised by the blast. Besides, the counting makes me nervous. Then, <i>bang!</i> The vest under the black all-weather jacket I'm wearing inflates in …

Ford patent reveals removable steering wheel and pedals for self-driving cars

With fully automated driving, the need for a permanent steering wheel and pedals disappears. That doesn't mean cars will do away with them completely, though. Ford foresees a time when cars might not necessarily require controls for driver inputs, but still might want them available for …

Transportation