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Takata pleads guilty to criminal wrongdoing over unstable air bags

February 28, 2017 - Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata pleaded guilty Monday to a criminal charge stemming from its faulty air bags. Read More


Millions still at risk from faulty Takata airbags

February 1, 2017 - Approximately 29 million vehicles in the United States are not as safe as they should be due to manufacturer error, involving a Takata airbag inflator exploding and causing injuries instead... Read More


One dead, four injured after truck hauling Takata airbag inflators explodes in Texas

August 29, 2016 - A truck hauling Takata airbag inflators filled with a volatile chemical compound exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing one woman and injuring four others. Takata confirmed that... Read More


Takata Airbags Blamed For 10th Death, Triggering Recall Expansion

January 27, 2016 - Japanese auto supplier Takata has added 5.1 million vehicles to its U.S. airbag-inflator recall, federal regulators said Tuesday. The manufacturer also disclosed the 10th death worldwide... Read More


Honda confirms eighth Takata airbag death, first case in California

June 22, 2015 - Honda and U.S. auto safety regulators on Friday confirmed an eighth death caused by exploding airbags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. Read More


Takata airbag recall explained by Beasley Allen shareholder Cole Portis on Ringler Radio

May 19, 2015 - The airbags have been linked to six deaths thus far, taking place mostly in Honda vehicles, likely due to the high number of Honda cars equipped with recalled Takata airbags Read More


Takata airbag recall is largest-ever automotive, consumer product recall

May 19, 2015 - Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. announced Tuesday it will declare about 34 million vehicles of various brands and models defective due to the potential for the airbags to deploy... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Mike Andrews discusses the dangers of airbags in automobiles

April 9, 2015 - Today on the Beasley Allen Report, host Gibson Vance interviews fellow Beasley Allen attorney Mike Andrews about the dangers of airbags in automobiles. Read More


Takata whistleblower says he will testify before Congress that manufacturer knew about potentially deadly air bag defect

February 9, 2015 - A whistleblower who says he warned automotive supplier Takata years ago that the propellant the company used in its air bags could “blow up” and kill people says he will testify before... Read More


NHTSA fines Honda $70 million for failing to report auto-related deaths, injuries

January 8, 2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says a recent audit of Honda Motor Co. revealed the company failed to report more than 1,700 deaths and injuries as required by... Read More


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