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More Takata Recalls

New testing has prompted the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to declare another 2.7 million Takata airbag inflators defective in Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co., and Mazda Motor Corp. vehicles.

July 11, 2017
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Takata files for bankruptcy protection, agrees to acquisition by Key Safety Systems

Takata Corp., the Japanese company steeped in a global airbag inflator scandal, has filed for bankruptcy protection in both Japan and the U.S. and announced the sale of “key assets” to the Chinese-owned supplier Key Safety Systems.

June 26, 2017
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Takata Expected To File For Bankruptcy

We’re reported many times before about the embattled airbag manufacturer, Takata. Today’s story is a major development surrounding the future of the Japan-based company

June 23, 2017
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Consumers Experiencing Delays Replacing Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

Prompted by the largest auto safety recall in American history, many consumers are arriving in auto dealerships in the South Bay, California region to replace potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators in their vehicles.

April 10, 2017
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Takata To Plead Guilty, Agrees To $1 Billion Settlement

Japan’s Takata Corp. is set to plead guilty in federal court on Feb. 27 to a single felony count of wire fraud to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into ruptures of its air bag inflators, which have been linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide, according to a court filing.

Feb. 8, 2017
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Report: Takata Facing $1 Billion Fine

We’ve been reporting on the Takata airbag recall since news of the potentially dangerous airbag inflator systems first broke. The latest update to the story is Takata facing a fine with nine zeros.

Jan. 17, 2017
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Report: Volkswagen Resisted Takata Air Bag Recall

Volkswagen proposed a study to find the cause of the inflator problems, but NHTSA said it wouldn’t agree to a study without a recall.

Feb. 15, 2016
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Honda Memo: Dealers Can Be Liable For Takata Airbag Accidents

What is the procedure at your store for dealing with vehicles under a stop-sell order?

Feb. 4, 2016
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Customer Suing Honda Dealer, Honda Motor Company And Takata

She was in an accident and her airbag exploded. The suit goes after two large corporations and the local Honda store where she purchased the vehicle.

Nov. 16, 2015
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Problems And Opportunities In A Recall-Heavy Environment

Dealers facing automotive recalls take a lot of heat from consumers, legislators, and manufacturers. Top performers strategize for success and incorporate dynamic response to capitalize on the retention and CSI opportunity.

Aug. 18, 2015
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Takata Recalls 33.8 Million Airbags, Largest Consumer Recall in U.S. History

Takata has recalled nearly 34 million airbags, the largest automotive recall ever. With more consumers than ever now looking for an airbag fix, how could this recall impact your dealership?

May 19, 2015
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Additional Takata Airbag Recalls Reported

Takta airbag recalls are once again surging. Over 6.5 million new recalls have been announced. Is your store prepared for the latest recall effort?

May 13, 2015
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