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BMW will recall about 840,000 vehicles from the 2007-2015 model years to replace their Takata airbag inflators.

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VW and Audi will recall the 2015 Tiguan and Q5 to replace the Takata side airbag inflators. There's one report of an injury in a Tiguan.

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Takata posted significantly higher quarterly profits this year, but its airbag inflator scandal continued to grow.

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Honda and Acura will recall over 2 million models in the US to give them new driver side airbag inflators.

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Mazda will recall the 2004-2006 B-Series pickup to replace the driver's side Takata airbag inflators.

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Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada will remain in charge of the auto supplier, which counters earlier rumors of his possible resignation.

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Ford will recall 391,394 examples of the 2004-2006 Ranger to replace their driver side Takata airbag inflators.

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Emails allegedly show Takata employees discussing manipulating airbag testing reports and attempting to obscure the results.

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Falling Demand For Steering Wheels Adds To Company Woes

Takata's steering wheel business is reportedly experiencing falling demand as a result of the supplier airbag inflator scandal.

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One of Takata's largest investors sold off its shares after losing confidence in the company's management during the airbag crisis. The execs refused to answer questions or provide a plan to fix things.

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Like the US, Japan will ban certain Takata's airbag inflators from vehicles in development, and phase them out of vehicles in production currently.

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Toyota will recall 1.6 million vehicles in Japan and Europe to replace their passenger-side Takata airbag inflators, but the problem doesn't affect vehicles sold in the US.

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Takata has been fined $70M by the US Department of Transportation, and Honda drops and publicly denounces the airbag supplier. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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NHTSA appears very likely to add even more automakers to the Takata airbag inflator campaign in the coming days.

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NHTSA has sent letters to seven automakers, including VW and Tesla, asking which of their models contain Takata airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate propellant. The agency is considering a further expansion of the recall.

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NHTSA has revised its estimates for the number of vehicles being driven with faulty Takata airbags, reducing it to 19.2 million vehicles and 23.4 million inflators. That figure is down from 34M inflators in 30M vehicles.

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VW and Tesla are the only automakers that haven't recalled their cars with Takata's ammonium-nitrate-fueled airbag inflators.

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Takata and the IIHS will be teaming up for a new campaign targeting owners of unrepaired cars affected by the supplier's sweeping airbag inflator recall.

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FCA US is adding 88,000 examples of the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger to the Takata inflator recall. The company recently conducted an audit of its affected vehicles and discovered that these coupes also needed the repair for the driver's side.

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Despite government urging, Takata says that it has no plans to create a compensation fund for those harmed by the company's faulty airbag inflators. US Senator Richard Blumenthal plans to keep pressing the issue, though.

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Honda is adding 4.5 million more vehicles to its Takata airbag recall, but none of them are in North America. The company found the problem after analyzing additional inflators from vehicles not previously covered.

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