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Takata stock trading was suspended in Japan after a newspaper report that the embattled auto supplier was considering filing for bankruptcy protection.
The convoluted history of a 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3 crash shows the challenge Honda faces in keeping defective Takata airbag inflators out of circulation.
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Honda said a driver of a 2002 Accord was seriously injured after a Takata airbag inflator ruptured during a March 3 crash in Las Vegas.
Potential rescuers of Takata have extended talks, already in their 14th month, for a deal to take over the airbag supplier at the heart of the auto industry's biggest safety recall, Reuters reported.
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A federal judge plans to name former FBI director Robert Mueller to oversee nearly $1 billion in Takata restitution funds as part of a Justice Department settlement.
Toyota is recalling 2.9 million vehicles in Japan, China, Europe and other regions due to potentially faulty airbags made by Takata. North America, Toyota's biggest market, is not part of the recall.
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Automakers recalled a record 53.2 million vehicles last year in the United States in part because of a massive expansion in callbacks to replace Takata airbag inflators.
Ford issued a safety recall for nearly 32,000 vehicles with faulty Takata airbag modules -- a problem unrelated to the exploding Takata airbag inflators.
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