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Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru are expanding their global Takata inflator recalls by 715k. Many of these models are in Japan.

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Three unnamed insiders have revealed that Takata changed its airbag inflator propellant in 2008 following a recall by Honda. The company's internal testing of inflators from recalled models shows hundreds of ruptures, as well.

Is Your Car Under Recall?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed May 19, that 33.8 million vehicles with Takata airbags are to be recalled.

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Takata is launching a huge expansion of its inflator recall in the US to cover an estimated 33.8 million vehicles.

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Nissan is recalling 326,000 vehicles in the US and Canada to replace their passenger side Takata airbag inflators. The campaign includes the 2004-2006 Sentra, 2004 Pathfinder, and 2005-2006 X-Trail.

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Honda and Daihatsu are adding 5 million vehicles that need their Takata airbag inflators replaced, but none of these are in the United States or Canada. It brings the grand total of affected vehicles in these campaigns since 2008 to about 36 million automobiles.

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Honda, Nissan, and Toyota are expanding their Takata airbag inflator recalls by millions of vehicles worldwide. However, only Nissan and Toyota intend to include more models in the US.

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Honda is buying back faulty Takata airbags from junkyards around the country to make sure they don't go into vehicles that are still on the road.

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The father of a pregnant driver in Malaysia has sued Takata and Honda in US district court over the malfunctioning airbag that allegedly killed his daughter and unborn granddaughter.

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Senate Passes Legislation Aimed At Accelerating Discovery Of Safety Flaws

In hearing after hearing last year, members of Congress took turns admonishing auto executives and federal regulators for their roles in prolonging an ongoing series of safety crises. Now, Congress is taking action.

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In testing NHTSA's VIN lookup search, Cars.com found major problems with the tool not displaying some vehicles affected by Takata's faulty airbag inflators.

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Nissan is expanding its regional recall of Takata airbag inflators for 45,000 Sentras from the 2004 to 2006 model years. A woman in Louisiana was reportedly injured by one of the rupturing parts in March.

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Honda has confirmed that the driver of a 2003 Civic was harmed when the car's airbag inflator ruptured and sprayed shrapnel. The injuries were reportedly to the person's neck.

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Automotive News reveals that the Takata recall in Japan is nearly 70-percent complete, while in the US not even 12 percent of drivers have fixed their cars.

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Honda is recalling over 100,000 more vehicles to replace faulty driver's side airbag inflators supplied by Takata. The models include the 2008 Pilot, 2004 Civic and 2001 Accord.

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Honda is launching a multi-million-dollar ad campaign asking owners of vehicles affected by Takata's faulty airbag inflators to report in for repairs.

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Legislation Introduced This Week Could Stop Future Oversights

The accident was minor. The aftermath was horrific.

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If things go poorly for Takata financially in the wake of its airbag recall, there's a small possibility that the company might need financial assistance from the affected automakers. After all of the trouble, though, Honda has little desire to support the supplier.

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DOT Secretary Says Supplier Is 'Bad Actor' On Safety Landscape

Federal investigators said Friday that global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with a problem into the company's exploding airbags, which are responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more.

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Transportation Secretary: Airbag Supplier's Conduct Is 'Unacceptable'

Global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with an investigation into exploding airbags responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more, federal authorities said Friday.

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In a bid to get back quality control back on track, Honda is dropping its global forecast of six million vehicles for 2017. Last year, the company was plagued by the huge Takata airbag recall in the US and several problems in Japan.

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