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Honda to recall 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to re-replace Takata airbags

If you've already had a driver-side airbag replaced, you may need another

If you've already had a driver-side airbag replaced, you may need another.

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Automakers recall another 1.7 million cars with fatal Takata airbags

Part of the long-running series of recalls; death toll stands at 23

Part of the long-running series of recalls; death toll stands at 23.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.6M vehicles to fix Takata airbags

Joins the latest round of massive recalls from Ford, Honda, Toyota

Joins the latest round of massive recalls from Ford, Honda, Toyota.

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Toyota recalls another 1.7 million vehicles over Takata airbag inflators

That's on top of previous recalls totaling 37 million cars in the U.S.

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Ford agrees to $299M Takata airbag settlement

Money covers economic losses by owners who need to get their cars fixed

Takata's defective airbags linked to 278 injuries in U.S., senator says

16 million remain unrepaired in cars — is your car one of them? 

Takata Corp's defective airbags have been linked to 278 injuries across the United States, according to updated figures released by U.S. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, in advance of a hearing next week on the nomination of Heidi King to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury compensation

Agreement will keep Takata afloat to make replacement inflators

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Ford expands 'Do Not Drive' airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks

Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same day

Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same day

Report
Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

Ford confirmed a second death caused by a defective airbag.

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Takata creditors will vote on plan that could limit airbag victims' rights

$10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.

$10,000 for bruising, $5 million for death or blindness.

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Honda, NHTSA confirm 20th Takata airbag death

Inflators have also caused 180 injuries worldwide.

Inflators have also caused 180 injuries worldwide.

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Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Tool that targets advertising audiences will be used in hunt for Honda owners.

10 million cars in U.S. remain unrepaired.

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U.S. rejects Ford bid to delay airbag recall of 3 million vehicles

10 million U.S. vehicles and 18.5 million faulty Takata airbag inflators remain unrepaired

Only about a third of inflators have been replaced out of 65 million worldwide.

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PSA: Toyota wants to save your life, needs an hour of your time

Ad campaign reminds owners of the Takata airbag inflator recall.

Toyota runs an ad campaign called 'In about an hour' to remind owners about the Takata airbag inflator recall.

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Honda says Florida crash death could be linked to Takata inflator

Accord in crash was among 300,000 unrepaired cars considered particularly dangerous.

This follows this week's news of an Australian man whose death is also blamed on Takata.

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Takata airbags' 18th victim? Australian man killed by shrapnel in neck

Consumer agency wants to know why the replacements are taking so long.

Honda doesn't yet know if it was an airbag that hadn't yet been replaced, or a replacement.

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Takata air bags update: 17 deaths, 69M vehicles, victims pitted against automakers

Victims are granted an unusual role in Takata's bankruptcy proceedings.

Victims granted an unusual role in bankruptcy proceedings.

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