ARTICLES RELATING TO TAKATA

Honda to recall around 1M vehicles with dangerous airbags in the US

2019-03-12 06:29

Honda will be recalling around 1 million older vehicles in the US and Canada because Takata driver's airbag inflators installed during previous recalls could be dangerous.

Madiba's iconic Toyota Cressida, understanding driver fatigue in SA - Your midweek motoring wrap

2018-07-18 19:00

From the Toyota Cressida Nelson Mandela drove after he was released to the latest on the viral #Inmyfeelingschallenge, check out these top motoring stories.

Defective airbags, vehicles on fire... Why are so many cars being recalled in SA?

2018-06-21 07:00

From the Takata's ongoing airbag crisis affecting to more recent cases of vehicle setting on fire, vehicle recalls have left many motorists concerned whether cars are becoming more dangerous and if so, why?

Honda: Faulty Takata airbag kills 7th person in Malaysia

2018-06-01 13:07

Japanese carmaker Honda says another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven.

Defective airbags: More than 33 000 Ford Ranger bakkies affected in the US

2018-02-12 20:20

Ford is telling the owners of 33 428 Ranger bakkies in US not to drive them because their Takata airbag inflators may present an extreme danger.

Defective airbags: Toyota SA to recalls more than 700 000 cars

2018-01-26 05:00

Toyota South Africa Motors said it has issued a notice to recall more than 700 000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years.

Toyota, Honda add 1-million vehicles to Takata airbag recalls

2018-01-11 12:06

Toyota, Honda recalling 1-million more vehicles in the US to replace defective Takata airbag inflators.

Woman hurt by Takata airbag urges owners to get cars fixed

2017-11-20 21:55

Woman hurt by Takata air bag films video to help Honda persuade owners to get their cars repaired.

Nissan will pay close to $100-million in proposed Takata settlement

2017-08-11 10:16

Nissan would pay $97.7-million to vehicle owners, others in proposed Takata airbag settlement.

Airbag giant Takata soars after volatile week for troubled firm

2017-06-23 11:09

Shares in embattled airbag maker Takata soared more than 40%, after collapsing over the past week on bets that the crisis-hit firm will file for bankruptcy next week.

 

Toyota recalls 1.7-million cars over Takata airbag defects

2019-01-10 10:27

Toyota announced a recall of 1.7-million vehicles in North America as part of a general effort to replace defective Takata airbags tied to some 20 deaths worldwide.

Takata saga: Ford to pay R3.9-billion settlement due to faulty air-bag inflators

2018-07-17 11:15

Ford has agreed to a so-called "economic loss settlement" of $299.1-million covering at least 6-million vehicles in the US fitted with potentially faulty Takata air-bag inflators.

More 350 000 cars yet to change Takata airbags - Malaysia

2018-06-05 11:21

Malaysia transport minister to oversee Takata airbag recalls after data show more than 350 000 car owners have not yet responded.

Scandal-hit Takata acquired by Key Safety Systems, president resigns

2018-04-12 09:58

Takata, the Japanese airbag maker embroiled in a massive recall, says the acquisition by US mobility safety company Key Safety Systems is complete. Takata's president is also stepping down.

Toyota values unlikely to be affected by recall - AutoTrader CEO

2018-01-29 13:03

'It’s true that a recall can affect resale values – but only if this is an isolated incident linked to one manufacturer,' says AutoTrader CEO George Mienie following Toyota SA's recall.

Defective airbags: Bakkies, cars to be recalled in SA

2018-01-15 13:10

The South African auto industry is affected by ongoing defective Takata airbag recalls. One of the automakers affected is Toyota with models such as its previous generation Hilux bakkie.

Toyota adds 601 000 vehicles to Takata airbag recalls

2018-01-10 07:47

Toyota is recalling 601 000 more vehicles in the US to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators

Mitsubishi recalls cars twice to replace Takata airbags

2017-10-05 15:54

Mitsubishi is recalling 66 000 cars for a second time to replace faulty Takata front passenger airbag inflators.

Takata bankruptcy: What will happen with consumer lawsuits?

2017-06-28 08:04

The bankruptcy of Japanese auto parts giant Takata may frustrate the legal challenges by victims harmed by the company's exploding airbags, which were part of the largest auto safety recall ever.

Ford, Nissan and Toyota sued over dangerous airbags

2017-05-25 07:24

Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over airbags, produced by Takata, that can spew shrapnel when deployed.

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