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If Takata can't prove the safety of its un-recalled airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate, the US government thinks 85 million more need replacement.

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While carrying out the Takata airbag inflator recall, Honda discovered that certain 2004-07 Accords were fitted with South American-spec front passenger airbag modules, so it's replacing them with US-approved units.

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A Takata-supplied airbag inflator ruptured in a 2002 Honda Civic on March 31 in an incident that killed a Texas high school senior.

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Shares of the supplier's stock plunge; company's future in doubt.

The largest consumer product recall in history may carry a high price tag. In a worst-case scenario, Takata could spend $24 billion fixing tens of millions of defective airbags, according to Bloomberg.

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According to internal documents obtained by Reuters, Honda had Takata change its airbag inflators to make them safer but didn't tell NHTSA. The decision could open the companies up to lawsuits.

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Takata scandal is a "heaven-sent opportunity" for Joyson, a Chinese company, to enter airbag market. It bought a US airbag maker in February.

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Toyota will expand its Takata airbag recall to include more examples of the Corolla, Matrix, and Lexus SC430.

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The Independent Testing Coalition, which includes investigators from 10 automakers, has found three specific flaws with Takata's rupturing airbag inflators.

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All airbags made with ammonium nitrate may need to be replaced.

The biggest consumer-product recall in United States history may soon grow significantly larger in scope.

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Takata might reduce its workforce in Europe and sell off some divisions to pay for potential recall expenses.

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The automaker believes the German-made inflators are safe.

Volkswagen says in a letter that the company doesn't agree with NHTSA's request to recall Takata airbag inflators because the automaker believes the components in its models are safe. However, the company will still conduct the safety campaign.

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A deposition by a former Takata engineer claims the company hid airbag testing failures from Honda in a report from June 2000. The company reportedly got rid off the ruptured inflators from that experiment, too.

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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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Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announced details of their Takata inflator recalls, and the campaigns affect nearly 1.7 million vehicles in the US.

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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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Federal Officials Confirm Defective Airbag In 2006 Ford Ranger Caused Fatality

A defective airbag manufactured by Takata has claimed another victim. ​Federal officials said Friday a Georgia man was killed on December 22 when the airbag in his 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptured following an accident along a South Carolina road.

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