Honda Motor Co. says it wants to check the driver’s air bags on another 833,000 vehicles for a possible defect.
Honda says it expects to resume auto and motorcycle production in Japan on Wednesday.
Honda is recalling new models of the Civic compact car and Odyssey minivan over leaking fuel tanks and faulty windshield wiper rods, respectively.
According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study released Thursday, overall vehicle dependability has improved from 2010.
Toyota, Nissan and Honda are suspending production for about a week at their domestic plants.
The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last week could have a detrimental affect on Japan’s economy.
Honda Motor is recalling more than 35,000 Civic hybrids in the United States to fix a problem with the electrical system.
Honda recalling 36,000 Civic hybrids from the 2006 and 2007 model years.
Consumer Reports magazine’s annual car issue shows Japanese automakers still rule when it comes to quality and customer satisfaction.
A Honda that may have been carrying as many as six people loses control, hits the curb and crashes into a building.