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Takata Files for Bankruptcy

The company will sell a majority of its business to Key Safety Systems for $1.6 billion.

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Over One Million Trucks
According to the recall, certain RAM pickups suffer from a software …
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US Hits Takata With $1 Billion Penalty

It's not looking good for the Japanese airbag supplier.

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11 People Have Died From Exploding Takata Airbags

If you own one of the cars affected, get it fixed ASAP.

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Entire Ferrari Lineup Recalled for Takata Airbags
Ferrari, as well as Mercedes-Benz, are still selling cars with defec…
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Stop Driving Your '01-'03 Honda or Acura Immediately, Says NHTSA

Certain Takata airbags in 2001-2003 Honda Civic, Accord, and others pose a 50-percent risk of explosion, NHTSA says.

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Report: Takata Employees Altered Airbag Testing Data for a Decade
From 2000 to 2010, U.S. Takata employees warned that Japanese engineers were doctoring data, but they were ignored.
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What 1/100th of a second means for airbag deployment
Video by Honda shows just how precisely an airbag has to work.
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Takata president resigns and execs take pay cut
President steps down after only 18 months on the job.
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Takata may have known about airbag defect in 2004, destroyed data
A new report alleges that the company knew about the defect, which can cause metal debris to injure or kill a driver in an accident, as…
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More Diesel-Powered Vehicles Coming
The Daily Auto Insider: Diesel-powered cars and light trucks are expected to account for 28 percent of global light-vehicle sales by 20…
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Smart Airbags No Substitute for Smart Parents
The Daily Auto Insider: So-called "smart airbags" aren't enough, say safety advocates.
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New for 2009 - Honda
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