U.S. recall process still in need of its own fixDec. 4
Three years after massive recalls engulfed the auto industry, the process for finding vehicle owners and completing the necessary repairs remains disjointed at best, with few reforms to protect the public when the next major vehicle safety crisis hits.
Honda goes the extra mile to close out airbag recallsDec. 11
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles and getting their owners to come in for repairs.
Automakers can begin applications for Takata restitutionDec. 4
Key Safety Systems signs deal to acquire Takata for $1.6 billionNov. 21
Two-thirds of U.S. vehicles with Takata airbags still not fixedNov. 17
Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbagsNov. 20
U.S. rejects Ford, Mazda petitions to delay recall of Takata airbagsNov. 17
Honda to recall vehicles with improperly installed replacement airbag inflatorsNov. 10
Key Safety files final deal to buy embattled supplier TakataNov. 4
With Takata hobbled, Autoliv gobbles shareOct. 9
Mitsubishi recalls Lancer again for Takata inflatorOct. 5
Takata says $1.6 billion Key Safety deal to be signed within 2 weeksOct. 2
Key Safety Systems has agreed to terms on the purchase of assets of Takata, and final documents will be signed in less than two weeks. Takata had been stricken by a recall of its faulty vehicle airbags.