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Troubled airbag manufacturer Takata files for bankruptcy

Troubled Japanese parts supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the United States. Takata’s debts have spiraled to an estimated $9 billion due to the massive recall program for defective airbags supplied to almost two dozen automakers and used in an estimated 100... read more

June 26, 2017 by
 
Takanobu Ito

Honda replaces CEO amid Takata airbag recall fiasco and slowing sales

Supplier firm Takata’s ongoing airbag recall has affected a number of automakers but primarily its biggest customer, fellow Japanese firm Honda, which on Monday... read more February 24, 2015 by


 
2002 BMW 3-Series

Takata airbag recall hits BMW, 220K vehicles affected worldwide

A widespread recall affecting more than 3.4 million vehicles from several different makes has now hit BMW. According to the automaker, roughly 220,000 of its 2002 and 2003... read more May 8, 2013 by


 
 

 
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