Key Safety Systems secures funding to close deal for Takata assetsApril 11
Honda, Ford to testify at U.S. Senate Takata hearingMarch 13
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.
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.
Key Safety Systems signs deal to acquire Takata for $1.6 billionNov. 21, 2017
Key Safety files final deal to buy embattled supplier TakataNov. 4, 2017
Takata says $1.6 billion Key Safety deal to be signed within 2 weeksOct. 2, 2017
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.
Key Safety well-positioned, departing CEO saysSept. 4, 2017
Ford names former Key Safety exec Luo to steer China unitAug. 23, 2017
Key Safety CEO resigns as final Takata deal loomsAug. 23, 2017
U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 daysAug. 16, 2017
New Takata airbag recalls could expose automakers to more liabilitiesJuly 19, 2017
Takata's bankruptcy filing was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more airbag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities.