Takata

Honda PH recalls over 10,000 cars over Takata airbag inflators

Honda PH urges customers to replace Takata airbag inflators, new part free of charge

Automotive Industry

Judge approves Takata's U.S. bankruptcy plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Takata Corp's U.S. unit received court approval for its bankruptcy exit plan, a plaintiffs' law firm said on Saturday, clearing the way for a $1.6 billion sale of Takata assets and providing compensation for those injured by the company's deadly air bags.<p>Takata and its …

Business

Judge approves Takata bankruptcy plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan submitted by Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata.<p>Following a hearing Friday, the judge said there was substantial and sufficient support from creditors to merit plan approval.<p>The ruling comes after Takata …

Business

Automakers to provide up to $130 million for Takata's U.S. settlement | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Feb 14, 2018 03:45 AM | Updated Date: Feb 14, 2018 …

Automotive Industry

A Win for Weil as Takata Reaches Bankruptcy Deal

Takata air bag components presented before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Nov. 20, …

Law

Fords adds another 33K trucks to 'do not drive' list

Ford (F +1.7%) added 33K more older pickup trucks to its list the vehicles that shouldn't be driven due to air bag issues. The automaker added to the …

Business

Ranger Danger: Ford Warns Owners of 2006 Ranger to Stop Driving Due to High-Risk Takata Airbags

Owners of 2006 Ford Ranger and Mazda B-series pickups are at such high risk of their Takata airbags exploding and potentially killing them even in a minor accident that they should “immediately” stop driving them, according to the automakers.<p>More than 32,000 additional vehicles are being recalled …

Automotive Industry

Takata, U.S. government tangle over victim payments

While Takata Corp. and the U.S. government have agreed how to divvy up $850 million in restitution payments to automakers, the two still are debating …

Corruption

Automakers to provide up to $130 million for Takata's U.S. settlement

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Takata Corp is seen on its display at a showroom for vehicles in Tokyo<p>By Tom Hals<p>WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A group …

Automotive Industry

Air bag danger: Ford adds 33K Rangers to do-not-drive list

Ford is telling the owners of 33,428 additional Ranger pickups in North America not to drive them because their Takata air bag inflators may present …

Business

Ford expands 'Do Not Drive' warning to 33,000 more pickup trucks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Monday warned an additional 33,000 owners of older pickup trucks in North America to stop driving them until potentially defective Takata Corp air bag inflators can be repaired.<p>In January, Ford told 2,900 owners of model year 2006 Ford Ranger trucks to stop …

Automotive Industry

Takata Settles Airbag Recall, But Millions Of Car Owners Still Waiting For Replacements

A day after Ford Motor Co. announced its Takata airbag recall was worse and more serious than initially believed, the besieged Japanese airbag supplier announced it reached a broad settlement with its creditors and carmaker customers, as well as lawyers representing injured drivers, clearing the …

Automotive Industry

Takata Settles Air-Bag Claims to Clear Way Out of Bankruptcy

Takata Corp.’s U.S. operations, pushed into bankruptcy by the largest automotive recall in U.S. history, settled with two groups representing victims …

Takata’s U.S. Unit Reaches Deal That Eases Way to Sale

WILMINGTON, Del. — The American unit of Takata, the Japanese company whose airbags have been linked to more than a dozen deaths, has reached an agreement with its creditors, lawyers for affected motorists and automakers that eases its way to end its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and sell its viable …

Business

LIST: Nissan PH car models affected by potentially defective airbags

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 9)</b> — Nissan Philippines on Friday urged their customers who own specific car models to replace their …

Automotive Industry

For 3rd time, General Motors seeks to avoid Takata recalls

article<p>For the third time in the past three years, General Motors has asked the U.S. government for permission to avoid recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.<p>Continue Reading Below<p>The company disclosed its third petition to escape the recalls on Tuesday in a filing with securities …

Automotive Industry

Honda's profit more than triples on sales growth, tax cut

TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co.'s profit for the fiscal third quarter more than tripled from what it earned last year as its sales grew and profits got a perk from a U.S. tax cut, the Japanese automaker said Friday.<p>Tokyo-based Honda, which makes the Accord sedan, Odyssey minivan and Asimo robot, …

Business

Detroit 3 to get $189M from Takata for faulty air bags

More than 60 companies will split $850M for costs incurred in replacing deadly air bag inflators

Detroit

Another Person Has Died From A Faulty Takata Airbag Inflator

Take your car in for the airbag recall if it applies to you! Takata started 2018 by issuing a recall for another 3.3 million airbag inflators, while …

Automotive Industry

Faulty Takata air bag kills 6th person in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Another person has died in Malaysia after a faulty Takata air bag inflator exploded when the Honda it was installed in crashed, raising the known death toll linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to six.<p>The driver was killed when the 2004 Honda City car …

Automotive Industry

Honda confirms death caused by Takata airbag inflator

KUALA LUMPUR: Honda has confirmed that a driver who died in a crash on Jan 1, 2018 in Selangor was due to the rupture of the Takata single stage …

Airbags

Death in Malaysia is 22nd due to faulty Takata air inflators

Another person has died in Malaysia from injuries inflicted by a faulty Takata air bag inflator, raising the worldwide death toll to 22.<p>The …

Honda Civic

Toyota South Africa responds to Takata ongoing recall

Toyota South Africa confirms that it is conducting a recall campaign related to potentially defective Takata airbag inflators. (The Takata recall …

Automotive Industry

Honda to recall 22,834 cars in India

Honda Cars India on Friday said it would recall 22,834 vehicles in India as part of its global recall campaign to replace faulty airbags of Japan’s …

Airbags

Honda recalls 22,834 units of 2013 City, Accord and Jazz to replace faulty airbags

Japanese auto major Honda is recalling 22,834 units of Accord, City and Jazz models in India as part of a global exercise to rectify faulty airbags. …

Honda

Ford Expands Safety Recall for Faulty Takata Airbags - The Drive

Ford Expands Safety Recall for Faulty Takata Airbag Inflators<p>The Takata saga continues, this time targeting several 2009 and 2010 vehicles from the …

Ford Ranger

Honda recalls 22,834 units of Accord, City, Jazz in India to rectify faulty airbags

Last year in January, HCIL had recalled 41,580 units of previous generation of Accord, Civic, City and Jazz models in India as part of a global …

India

14 automakers list more models in Takata air bag recall

DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.<p>Documents posted Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration include many made by Ford, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, …

Trucks

Honda recalls over 22,000 Accord, City and Jazz cars in India over faulty airbags

The company announced that the latest recall will impact models which were manufactured in 2013. (File)<p>Japanese auto major Honda is recalling 22,834 …

Business (India)

Takata Extensions Questioned - The Drive

NHTSA Urged to Reconsider Extensions for Takata Repairs<p>Latest reported death from defective airbag came in an area where recalls were delayed at the …

Ford Ranger