Honda is expanding its recall of vehicles with Takata-manufactured airbags to include all 50 states—a move that the Japanese parts supplier opposes. Originally thought to be confined to certain high-humidity locales, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demanded an expanded recall when airbags ruptured injuring drivers in vehicles outside the original recall zone. Takata officials...Read more
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On November 24, 2014, the NHTSA released a “Fact Sheet: Honda Early Warning Report Audit & NHTSA Special Order” that summarizes key findings of a third-party audit. The audit was commissioned by Honda Motor Co. to investigate potential reporting negligence in connection with injuries and deaths associated with its vehicles. The inquiry concluded that...Read more