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  • Takata execs to face Senate over air bag scandal Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    Executives from Takata and two automakers will face U.S. senators on Thursday over the risk of millions of potentially defective air bags.

  • Takata air bags in question     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    Regulators are suggesting a national recall of millions of cars with some air bags made by Japan's Takata. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from the LA Auto Show.

  • VW recalls 442,000 cars to fix suspension problem Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    DETROIT— Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren't fixed properly after a crash. The recall covers 2011 through 2013 Jettas and 2012 through 2013 Beetles. VW says in documents posted by U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday that if rear trailing arms are damaged in a crash and not...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The U.S. auto safety regulator on Tuesday called on Japanese supplier Takata and five automakers to expand nationwide a regional recall of potentially deadly air bags, increasing pressure on the industry to act more swiftly in the growing scandal. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also scolded Takata for what it called "an...

  • TOKYO, Nov 19- Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it had not received a notice from U.S. safety regulators about expanding nationwide a previous region-specific recall of flawed air bags supplied by Takata Corp.. The National Highway Traffic Safety Agency's call for a recall expansion was prompted by an August incident in North Carolina, outside the area...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The U.S. auto safety regulator on Tuesday announced it has called on Japanese supplier Takata and automakers to expand nationwide their previously regional recall of flawed air bags. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator David Friedman told reporters on Tuesday that Takata has so far expressed an "...

  • NHTSA seeking more info on Takata air bags     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    NHTSA is calling on a nationwide recall of certain car models with Takata driver side air bags, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The U.S. federal agency overseeing the auto industry called on Takata Corp to make its previously regional air bag recall nationwide. Previously, the recall of millions of Takata air bags installed in cars made by 10 automakers was limited to hot and humid regions. "We will begin a process both with Takata and the automakers to force them to...

  • AUTO SAFETY AGENCY: "WE WILL BEGIN A PROCESS BOTH WITH TAKATA AND THE AUTOMAKERS TO FORCE THEM TO RECALL ALL AFFECTED" VEHICLES.

  • TAKATA RECALL BASED ON NEW INFORMATION, SPECIFICALLY AN INCIDENT IN NORTH CAROLINA- U.S.

  • AUTO SAFETY REGULATORS CALL FOR NATIONAL RECALL OF TAKATA DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAGS.

  • US requests recall for some Takata air bags     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    The Department of Transportation wants a national recall of certain Takata driver side air bags, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and the "Fast Money" traders assess the impact to auto stocks.

  • Safety agency to push for national air bag recall Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    The action Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers driver's side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. Takata has said that prolonged exposure to moisture can cause the air bag propellant to burn faster than designed, causing the problem. Up until now, about 8 million cars in the U.S. with Takata inflators...

  • More ignition key troubles: Ford recalls 65K sedans Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    A 2013 Ford Fusion

    Ford is recalling about 65,000 sedans because the ignition key can be removed even if the car is not in "park" 30 minutes after the ignition is off.

  • Ford recalls Fusions; software causes key problem Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    DETROIT— Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem. The recall covers certain Fusions, including gas-electric hybrids, from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The recall covers about 55,000 vehicles in the U.S., with the rest in Canada and...

  • Honda quietly will repair air bags nationwide Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    DETROIT— 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 13 high-humidity states and territories. Honda's action, plus a report of an exploding air bag that injured a Ford Mustang driver in North Carolina, is likely to give more ammunition to lawmakers...

  • TOKYO, Nov 18- As Takata Corp comes under scrutiny for air bag defects, bankers are weighing up the potential fallout for the Japanese family behind the 81- year-old company, and the third-generation CEO who controls it. As one reference for what Takata may face, Toyota Motor paid at least $2.6 billion over a U.S. recall crisis four years ago linked to four deaths, all...

  • Debate it: GM     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    Fast Money traders Pete Najarian and Steve Weiss provide a bull and bear play on General Motors' outlook.

  • GM compensation fund to extend deadline     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    We want to make sure everyone knows about this program, says Kenneth Feinberg, GM Victim Compensation Fund, talking with CNBC's Phil LeBeau about General Motors extending its compensation deadline.

  • GM price target $48: Auto analyst     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    UBS's Colin Langan discusses his buy rating on General Motors, and why the automaker can likely shift gears and get past the recall crisis.