Honda to Expand Takata Airbag Recall

Honda Will Expand Takata Airbag Recall by 3.5 Million Cars Worldwide Last week, Honda announced that it is expanding its safety recall involving vehicles with Takata airbags as part of an investigation into the brand’s safety in the United States, a move that the federal government called for. Now, the company advises that it will expand its safety recall across the world. The Japanese automobile manufacturer has issued numerous safety recalls.  In the event of an accident, a defective Takata airbag can explode sending shrapnel flying towards … [Read more...]

Takata and Honda Sued for Faulty Airbag Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Takata and Honda After Accident Linked to Faulty Airbag On Monday, November 17th, Takata Corp and Honda Motor Corp, who have both issued numerous safety recalls and been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent months due to faulty airbags that will explode when a part corrodes, now face a wrongful death lawsuit from a family that linked a car accident to the airbags. Hien Tran died last month from complications on October 2nd, three days after her 2001 model year Honda Accord hit another car, and the … [Read more...]

Federal Agency Issues Safety Recall for Takata Airbags

NHTSA Issues Safety Recall Covering Millions of Cars with Takata Airbags After an investigation into vehicle recalls and consumer reports of failed or exploding airbags manufactured by Takata – one of only three airbag manufacturers in the world – the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an urgent safety recall covering 4.7 million vehicles with Takata airbags. The safety recall spans numerous vehicle manufacturers, including Honda, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, BMW, and General Motors, which have all used Takata airbags for … [Read more...]

Toyota Issues Another Vehicle Recall for Defective Takata Airbags

Another Vehicle Recall from Toyota Covers More Defective Takata Airbags The Toyota Motor Corp has issued another vehicle recall for cars that feature problematic and defective Takata Airbags. The latest vehicle recall covers 247,000 cars, including 2003 to 2005 Corolla and Matrix, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra, and the 2003 to 2005 Pontiac Vibe. Interestingly, the vehicle recall says that the recalled models are primarily registered in the Southern US, mainly in Florida and along the Gulf Coast. Some other models are … [Read more...]

Honda Issues Vehicle Recall Due to Takata Airbags

Honda’s Vehicle Recall Covers Thousands of Cars that Feature Takata Airbags Honda Motor Corp. has issued a vehicle recall covering 63,200 cars due to a defect in the driver’s side airbag, which is manufactured by Takata. Takata’s airbags have led to numerous vehicle recalls recently, covering over 16 million cars worldwide. Honda’s models under the vehicle recall are CR-V, Civic, Brio and Amaze, model years 2012-2015, which are mostly sold in the Asian market. However, other vehicles in the recall are in Europe, Latin America, and Africa. … [Read more...]