The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states. The recall began this past June for high-humidity regions.
Honda admitted in statements issued on Monday that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.
Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag inflators across the U.S., even though its latest recall for the problem only covers cars in Texas and 12 other high-humidity states and territories.
Honda is adding hundreds of thousands of vehicles to their previously announced recall for Takata passenger air bags that can explode with too much force.
Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Twenty-four hours after a massive airbag recall, consumers are experiencing yet another road block in the process.
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.