Key Safety Systems secures funding to close deal for Takata assetsApril 11
U.S. judge clears $850 million Takata restitution planApril 4
Automakers get mixed grades on Takata recalls at Senate hearingMarch 20
Fatal Uber crash provides ammo for opponents of Senate autonomous vehicle billMarch 20
Safety advocates urged the Senate to suspend consideration of legislation governing autonomous vehicles until regulators complete investigations into Sunday's fatal accident involving an Uber vehicle and the January crash in California involving a Tesla vehicle and a parked fire truck.
Automakers knew earlier of Takata airbag issues, plaintiffs contendMarch 15
U.S. senators call new hearing on Takata airbag inflatorsMarch 7
Senators plan to convene a previously undisclosed hearing to focus on the status of Takata airbag inflator recalls, the largest and most complex recall process in auto history that some lawmakers say is too slow.
FCA, Mazda, Ford band together for airbag recall outreach program in HoustonMarch 2
Takata agrees to settle U.S. probe by 44 state AGs over deadly airbagsFeb. 22
GM, Ford, VW, Toyota among automakers providing up to $130 million for Takata's U.S. settlementFeb. 14
Takata, U.S. government tangle over victim paymentsFeb. 13
Airbag supplier Takata and the U.S. government have agreed how to divvy up $850 million in restitution payments to automakers, but the two still are debating in court over which victims will receive the remaining $125 million.
Ford, Mazda expand 'do not drive' warning to additional pickupsFeb. 12
Ford is expanding a warning to another 33,000 owners of older Rangers in North America not to drive them until they get repairs because of a potentially defective Takata airbag inflator; Mazda is issuing a similar expansion for about 1,800 2006 B-series pickups.