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Toyota tests potential alternatives to Takata airbag inflators

Aug. 25, 2015 10:54 CET

Toyota said it is testing airbag inflators made by Autoliv and Nippon Kayaku as possible alternatives to potentially lethal parts supplied by Takata. Toyota said it wanted to ensure the parts were compatible with its vehicles....
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Autoliv says M/A-COM unit acquisition will beef up automated-driving tech

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2015

Automotive safety systems supplier Autoliv Inc. said it completed the acquisition of the automotive unit of M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc....
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Autoliv, ZF TRW gain from Takata's recall troubles

Aug. 13, 2015 10:33 CET

By March, Autoliv, Daicel and ZF TRW Automotive will make about 68 percent of the inflators used to repair faulty Takata airbags behind a record vehicle-safety recall. Autoliv estimates it will supply as many as 20 million replacement inflators in 2015 and 2016....
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Autoliv agrees to buy M/A COM automotive tech unit for $100 million

6:58 am U.S. ET | July 17, 2015

Swedish auto safety products supplier Autoliv agreed to purchase the automotive unit of semiconductor provider M/A COM Technology Solutions for a base price of $100 million plus incentives and fees....
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Takata, Autoliv named in Brazil price-fixing probe

8:39 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2015

Brazil's antitrust watchdog has opened an investigation into a suspected cartel involving local units of Japanese auto parts maker Takata and Swedish-American rival Autoliv, citing potential price collusion in safety belts, airbags and steering wheels....
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Autoliv is ready to increase capacity after Takata expands recall

May 20, 2015 11:10 CET

Swedish supplier Autoliv said it was ready to boost production capacity to meet increased demand as Japanese competitor Takata recalls an additional 17 million airbag inflators....
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More suppliers join active-safety fray

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015

You might think that the market for collision avoidance systems - with their complex mix of radar, cameras, processors and software - would be dominated by a handful of mega-suppliers. But it hasn't happened yet, and new players are jumping into this red-hot segment....
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Autoliv predicts more growth after Q1 revenues rise

April 22, 2015 16:05 CET

Autoliv says it expects higher second-quarter sales growth after producing first-quarter earnings above market expectations on the back of strong sales in Europe and lower overall costs....
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NHTSA could tap unexercised authority to speed Takata recalls

7:53 pm U.S. ET | March 5, 2015

Federal auto safety regulators are considering unprecedented steps to speed up the replacement of potentially deadly Takata airbags in millions of cars that remain on American roads despite massive recalls initiated by automakers....
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TRW seeks long-term business from Takata airbag customers

2:58 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2015

TRW Automotive is moving ahead with plans to produce replacement airbag inflators for Takata customers, but only for automakers willing to offer guarantees of long-term business....
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Autoliv sees 2015 growth, better margins as Q4 beats forecast

7:25 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015

Auto safety products supplier Autoliv today said it saw slightly higher margins in 2015 as it posted fourth quarter earnings above market expectations, helped by strong sales in Europe and lower costs for raw materials....
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Japan's Daicel to lift inflator output after Takata recalls

8:48 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Japan's Daicel said it would boost production of airbag inflators to meet demand for the component at the heart of rival Takata's quality problems, which have led to the recall of more than 24 million vehicles worldwide since 2008....
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Autoliv has contracts for 25 million replacement Takata airbag inflators

12:39 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2015

Autoliv, the world’s largest supplier of automotive airbags, says it has signed contracts with several automakers to deliver up to 25 million inflators to fix potentially defective airbags produced by Takata....
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Autoliv 'ramping up for millions' in replacement airbag inflators, exec says

4:42 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2014

A senior Autoliv executive said the Swedish airbag supplier is preparing to expand annual inflator production capacity by millions of units to meet demand for replacements. “We are stepping up,” said Steve Fredin, group vice president of engineering and sales. “We are ramping up for millions” of additional units....
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Honda's escalating airbag crisis frays half-century ties

6:35 am U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2014

Honda signaled a growing rift in its more than 50-year relationship with airbag maker Takata, as the automaker struggles to contain a crisis that's killed five motorists in its cars....
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Takata taps rivals to help build replacement inflators

6:06 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2014

Takata, under pressure from federal regulators, has asked rival suppliers if they can help produce replacement inflators for the company's airbag customers....
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More airbag recalls could test automakers' Takata ties

8:29 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

Japan's Takata, whose potentially defective car airbags have been linked to four deaths in the United States, is unlikely to be dumped by its automaker customers given the cost and disruption of such a move -- for now....
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Takata's airbag crisis may spur automaker shift to Autoliv, Daicel

Oct. 24, 2014 11:49 CET

The defect in Takata Corp. airbags that has led to millions of recalls and has been linked to four deaths in Honda cars opens the supplier to risk of losing business to rivals including Autoliv and Daicel....
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Autoliv lowers sales outlook but says Takata woes are helping its business

Oct. 23, 2014 16:55 CET

Autoliv posted a surprise fall in third quarter earnings and lowered its outlook for 2014 sales growth while saying it has seen positive effects on its business in the wake of recent issues with Japanese parts maker Takata's air bags....
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Takata engineers struggled to maintain airbag quality, documents reveal

9:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2014

Manufacturing problems with Takata airbags go beyond what the supplier has disclosed to federal safety regulators about why the devices are at risk of exploding with dangerous force, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters....
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