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.
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.
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.
General Motors, Subaru Models Added To Takata Air Bag Recall The list of models being recalled due to potentially exploding air bags is growing.
Chrysler Gives In To Gov't, Expands Air Bag RecallChrysler has given into government demands to expand a recall of driver’s side air bag inflators.
Honda To Expand Airbag Recall NationwideHonda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.
Takata: Evidence Doesn't Support National RecallEven though their airbags have erupted – flinging shrapnel at drivers – Takata Corp. claims a nationwide air bag recall is unfounded.
Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag RecallsAutomakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in states with high-humidity.
US Agency Threatens To Act Against Air Bag Maker U.S. safety regulators have threatened airbag maker Takata Corp. with fines and legal action, if they do not admit the driver's air bag inflators are defective and agree to a nationwide recall.