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Honda Says Florida Crash Death May be Linked to Takata Air Bag Inflator

Honda Motor Co said on Thursday that a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in car crash in Florida, in what could be the 19th death worldwide linked to faulty airbags recalled as part of the largest automotive safety campaign in history. …

Truck Hauling Takata Air Bag Inflators to Texas Site Explodes; 1 Killed

A truck transporting Takata Corp air bag inflators and propellants that are at the center of a global recall exploded in Texas earlier this month, resulting in one death and four injuries, the embattled auto parts supplier said. The truck …

Takata Ordered to Expand Recall in U.S. to 40 Million Air Bags

Takata Corp. has been ordered to replace as many as 40 million additional air bags linked to deadly malfunctions, more than doubling what was already the biggest auto recall in U.S. history and putting more pressure on the troubled parts …

Family of Va. Woman Killed by Takata Air Bag Shrapnel Seeks to Reopen Suit

The family of a Virginia woman who was killed by shrapnel from a Takata Corp. air bag is seeking to reopen a lawsuit it previously settled over her death based on allegations the company knew the device was defective. Gurjit …

Honda Reports 9th Death Linked to Takata Air Bag

Honda Motor Co. confirmed last Thursday that a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in a July crash of a Honda Accord and likely led to the death of the young driver, the ninth death in the world linked to the faulty …