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Air Force Lt. Stephanie Erdman, whose eye was injured by airbag shrapnel from her 2002 Honda Civic, is surrounded by pictures showing the accident as she testifies before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014, on the Takata airbag defects and the vehicle recall process.  (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Auto Industry Acts Globally — Except On Recalls

By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships. But when […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2014

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Honda Admits Failing To Report Deaths, Injuries

Honda blamed the lapses on inadvertent data entry and computer programming errors, as well as a misinterpretation of the federal TREAD act, a law passed in 2000 requiring faster reporting of deaths, injuries and safety defects by automakers.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

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Honda Quietly Will Replace Air Bags Nationwide

The move is likely to give more ammunition to lawmakers who are calling for a nationwide recall of cars with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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Regulators Investigating Honda For Incomplete Reports

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Honda may have failed to report incidents related to Takata air bags as well as other defective parts.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

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US Turns Up Heat On Takata Over Air Bag Problem

U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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What You Need To Know About Massive Air Bag Recall

So far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been recalled for the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.

10/22/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

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Honda Recalls Odyssey Minivans Over Fuel Leaks

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because a fuel pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2014

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