Takata Corp

REUTERS SPECIAL REPORT

How Takata crossed 'dangerous bridge' on airbag quality, safety

8:58 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2014
After a series of accidents and at least two deaths allegedly caused by faulty airbags, automaker clients of Japanese supplier Takata last year ordered the largest airbag-related recall in history. The tale that emerges in a special report by Reuters is one of a company that lost its grip on quality. It's a classic case study in how a lapse in quality-control rigor can prove extraordinarily costly to even a well-regarded, successful company.... Read More »

 

3 Takata execs to plead guilty to U.S. price fixing charges

11:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Three midlevel executives of automotive supplier Takata will each plead guilty to one felony charge of conspiracy to fix the price of seat belts in cars built in the United States for Japanese automakers, the Justice Department said today.... Read More »

 

Takata to pay $71.3 million fine over seat belt price-fixing charges

8:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
Takata will pay $71.3 million to settle antitrust charges brought by U.S. federal prosecutors over price fixing on seat belts sold to automakers, the Japanese auto parts maker said. Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada faces a 30 percent cut in his compensation, while other directors will be subject to a 15 percent cut, the company said.... Read More »

 

Airbag supplier Takata names first foreign president

May 10, 2013 19:25 CET
Japan's Takata, reeling from its role in a global airbag recall, said today it will replace its president with Swiss national Stefan Stocker, the first foreigner in the post.... Read More »

 

Airbag supplier Takata names first foreign president

1:25 pm U.S. ET | May 10, 2013
Japan's Takata, reeling from its role in a global airbag recall, said today it will replace its president with Swiss national Stefan Stocker, the first foreigner in the post.... Read More »

 

BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles in Takata airbag issue

May 7, 2013 15:54 CET
BMW said it is recalling about 220,000 vehicles worldwide from model years 2002 and 2003 as part of a wider recall affecting airbags made by supplier Takata.... Read More »

 

BMW recalls 220,000 vehicles in Takata airbag issue

9:54 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2013
BMW said it is recalling about 220,000 vehicles worldwide from model years 2002 and 2003 as part of a wider recall affecting airbags made by supplier Takata.... Read More »

 

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