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Honda fined record $70 mn by NHTSA

US auto safety regulators fined Honda a record $70 million for failing to report driver deaths, injuries and vehicle complaints to the government, regulators announced Thursday

AFP

NHTSA fined Honda a record $70 million for failing to report driver deaths, injuries and vehicle complaints to the government, regulators announced Thursday.

NHTSA threatens to act against Takata, air bag maker

NHTSA threatens to act against Takata, air bag maker (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

By TOM KRISHER
Associated Press

U.S. safety regulators threatened fines and legal action against Takata Corp. Wednesday unless the company admits that its driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.

NHTSA’s move to decline Takata documents spurs criticism

Reuters

By Richard Cowan, Alistair Bell, Patrick Rucker, and Ben Klayman

Five months after an exploding air bag killed a Virginia woman on Christmas Eve of 2009 the manufacturer offered the U.S. safety regulator additional documents, but the agency said it was unnecessary because it has just closed its investigation.

NHTSA seeks nationwide American recall of Takata air bags

NHTSA seeks nationwide American recall of Takata air bags

By Julia Edwards, Eric Beech, Bernie Woodall,and Chang-Ran

Reuters

The U.S. auto safety regulator has told Japanese supplier Takata Corp and five automakers to expand nationwide a regional recall of potentially lethal air bags, increasing pressure on the industry to move faster in a growing scandal.

NHTSA probes Honda & Nissan vehicles for steering issues

NHTSA probes Honda & Nissan vehicles for steering issues

by Ben Klayman

U.S. safety regulators have opened separate investigations into potential steering issues in an estimated 374,000 Honda Accord sedans and an estimated 17,000 Infiniti EX35 compact crossover vehicles.