Takata Air Bag Recall Expanding By Another 3.3 MillionThe largest automotive recall in U.S. history just got bigger. Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air-bags.
Takata Files For Bankruptcy, Overwhelmed By Air Bag RecallsJapanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.
Will Airbag Victims Be Compensated If Takata Goes Bankrupt?South Florida resident Jerry Adler required surgery to repair a broken wrist he blames on a faulty airbag in his 2005 Honda Accord.
Takata Pleads Guilty In Air Bag Scandal, Agrees To Pay $1BTakata has agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty after pleading guilty to fraud for concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bags.
Faulty Airbags Have South Florida At Forefront Of Biggest Auto Recall In U.S. HistorySouth Florida has the highest amount of cars at risk in biggest auto recall in U.S. history.
Takata Agrees To Guilty Plea, Will Pay $1B For Hiding DefectTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme to allegedly conceal a deadly defect in its automotive air bag inflators.
11th Death Confirmed Due To Takata Air BagsA 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California has become the 11th victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators in the United States.
Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.
Report: Four Companies Selling New Cars With Takata InflatorsFour automakers are selling new vehicles that have Takata air bag inflators that may be defective and likely to be recalled, according to a new Senate report.
Toyota Adding 1.6 Million Vehicles To Takata Air Bag RecallToyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
Gov't: 10th Death Linked To Exploding Takata Air BagsA Ford pickup driver killed last month in South Carolina is the 9th person to die in the U.S. and the 10th worldwide because of defective Takata air-bag inflators that explode, firing off shrapnel-like shards, government safety officials said Friday, as they announced a new expansion of the largest auto safety recall in history.
Auto Safety Agency Chief To Stop In Miami On Air Bag TourThe head of the federal government’s auto safety agency, on a tour dealing with defective air bags, is making two stops in Florida this week.