Takata could face US$1 billion settlement in U.S.

Jan 14, 2017

Notorious airbag manufacturer Takata is expected to plead guilty in a U.S. settlement valued at around $1 billion, according to reports. Takata Corp. is expected to settle the case pushed forward by the U.S. Justice...

Toyota adds another 5.8 million vehicles to Takata airbag recall

Oct 27, 2016

Toyota has announced a global recall of an additional 5.8 million vehicles fitted with Takata airbags, bringing the total number impacted up to 23.1 million since the scandal broke. Toyota made the announcement yesterday that...

Fourth driver killed in Malaysia relating to Takata airbag defect

Sep 29, 2016

Honda’s Malaysian arm has confirmed the death of a driver following the rupture of what could prove to be a faulty Takata airbag. Following investigations by the Royal Malaysian Police, Honda Malaysia confirmed the Takata...

Truck filled with Takata airbags explodes in the US, one dead

Aug 31, 2016

One woman has been killed and four injured after a truck transporting Takata airbag components crashed and exploded in the US. US authorities have reported that an explosion caused by airbag detonation triggers led to...

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