Hundreds of recalled Takata airbag parts ruptured in testingMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hundreds of Takata airbag inflators pulled from cars in the auto industry's biggest recall later ruptured in testing, showing the potential risks to drivers.
Takata failed to report 2003 airbag rupture to NHTSAFri, 23, Sep 2016
Japanese airbag supplier Takata said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its airbag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday.
Dealer's hard line on recalls is costing himMon, 26, Sep 2016
At his Florida Toyota dealership, Earl Stewart implemented a hard-and-fast ban on selling used cars with unrepaired safety recalls. He won't even wholesale used cars with open recalls. It hasn't been easy.
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysThu, 22, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
Takata receives 5 bids with Autoliv, Daicel among suitors, report saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
Takata has received five bids from potential suitors including fellow suppliers Autoliv and Daicel and buyout firm KKR as the troubled company faces mounting liabilities related to its record recalls, Bloomberg reported.
Automakers head to Japan to decide Takata's fateTue, 20, Sep 2016
Global automakers are expected to descend on Tokyo at the end of the month to decide the fate of embattled supplier Takata Corp. Executives from customers, including GM and Ford, will review offers from several bidders for the company
VW has fixed less than 10% of rigged diesel cars in EuropeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.
GM seeks delay in recall of 1 million vehicles with Takata airbagsFri, 16, Sep 2016
General Motors has asked U.S. auto safety regulators for a one-year delay of a planned recall of about 1 million full-size pickups and SUVs equipped with passenger-side airbag inflators made by troubled Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.9M vehicles for airbag defect linked to 3 deathsThu, 15, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 1.9 million vehicles worldwide for an airbag defect that is linked to three deaths and five injuries. The recall is to resolve a defect that may prevent deployment of airbags and seat-belt pretensioners in some crashes.
Hyundai recalls certain Tucsons after NHTSA meetingThu, 15, Sep 2016
Hyundai, after meeting with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is recalling 41,000 2016 Tucsons for a potentially faulty accelerator pedal. The recall involves certain 2016 Tucsons equipped with a dual-clutch transmission produced between May 20, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
Toyota recalls 7,600 Prius models to fix passenger-side airbagsWed, 14, Sep 2016
Toyota is recalling about 7,600 Prius vehicles from the 2016 model year because passenger-side airbags that may deploy accidentally due to malfunctioning inflators, the company said.
GM recalling 4.3 million vehicles globally for airbag software defectFri, 09, Sep 2016
General Motors today said it is recalling 4.3 million vehicles for a software problem that can prevent airbags from deploying in a crash. The defect, which affects all of GM's current full-size pickups and SUVs, is linked to one death and three injuries. GM said the recall would not have a material effect on its earnings.