Takata Fined 14K a Day by NHTSA for Failing to Cooperate with Airbag Probe

After NHTSA repeatedly urged Takata to take action with its well documented airbag defects, and Takata doing absolutely nothing, NHTSA decided that enough is enough, and hit the Japanese manufacturer with a $14,000 a day fine. Click here to read the full USA Today article: NHTSA hits Takata with $14,000 daily fine for airbags This [...]

February 24th, 2015|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Takata Fined 14K a Day by NHTSA for Failing to Cooperate with Airbag Probe

Takata Faces U.S. Criminal Investigation Over Defective Air Bag

Since 2013, 10 major automakers have recalled nearly 8 million airbags in the U.S. made by Japanese corporation, Takata, who is now the subject of a criminal investigation over the defective car air bags which are linked to five deaths globally, including four in the U.S.  All of these deaths involved Honda vehicles.  At least [...]

November 19th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Takata Faces U.S. Criminal Investigation Over Defective Air Bag