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  • 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.

  • Takata the subject of US criminal probe over airbags Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:34 PM ET
    A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

    Takata is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation, and executives from the company and Honda are expected to face hearings in the coming week.

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- Honda Motor Co said on Thursday that a driver in Malaysia had died after a July accident involving an air bag supplied by Takata Corp and widened its recall for the defective air bags by another 170,000 vehicles. Before Thursday's disclosure, Takata's air bags had been linked to at least four deaths in the United States, all in Honda vehicles.

  • TIMELINE-Takata air bag recalls Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

    Honda and Takata deny fault and settle for an undisclosed sum. Her family sues Honda and Takata for more than $75 million in April 2011, claiming they knew of the air bag problems as early as 2004. Honda and Takata settle in January 2013 for $3 million, according to court documents. April 27- Honda recalls 896,000 Honda and Acura 2001-03 cars in order to find...

  • EXCLUSIVE-Honda grandees chide CEO over quality, recalls Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 4:17 AM ET

    BEIJING/ TOKYO, Nov 12- Two former Honda Motor chiefs have called on CEO Takanobu Ito this year, urging him to focus more on quality issues, increasing the pressure he's already under from U.S. regulators and politicians over mass air bag recalls. Nobuhiko Kawamoto and Hiroyuki Yoshino made separate visits to Ito at the Japanese car maker's Tokyo headquarters,...

  • Emails put timing of GM recall in question  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    A new report states General Motors ordered new ignition switches before its official recall.

  • McDonald's recalls 2.3M Hello Kitty toys in US Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A McDonald's restaurant is shown in Shanghai, China.

    McDonald's recalled about 2.3 million Hello Kitty toys in the U.S. and another 200K in Canada on Monday.

  • GM timeline issues: When did they know?  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    A new report states General Motors ordered new ignition switches before its official recall, CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.

  • Nissan's recall in June covered vehicles in four U.S. states and territories. Nissan said in a statement on Monday that it had expanded the June recall based on additional information from Takata and after consulting with NHTSA. An unidentified number of the recalled vehicles have already been repaired, according to a letter Nissan filed with NHTSA.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- General Motors Co ordered half a million replacement ignition switches almost two months before it alerted federal safety regulators of the issues that prompted a recall of millions of vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing email exchanges between the automaker and its supplier Delphi Automotive Plc. Representatives for GM and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- General Motors Co had ordered a half-million new replacement ignition switches nearly two months before it told federal safety regulators about the safety issues which prompted a recall of millions of vehicles this year, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The e-mail exchanges took place in mid-December 2013 between a GM contract...

  • Takata Corp: Airbag cover-up allegations  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corporation reportedly destroyed test results after it found defects in some airbags. Reuters managing editor Paul Ingrassia, discusses the allegations.

  • Takata saw and hid airbag risk, ex-workers say Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
    A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

    When secret tests a decade ago showed its airbags could crack and explode, the company tried to erase evidence, say ex-employees.

  • Honda said "it is not aware of any claimed injuries or fatalities that have been confirmed" related to the issue. The action, upgrading Honda's "safety campaign" to a formal recall, comes a day after U.S. safety regulators, for the second time this week, ordered Honda to provide information under oath about its air bags. Honda is Takata's biggest customer, and the two...

  • Takata had concealed the risks of its defective airbags after an accident in 2004, reports NYT. Scott Upham, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Valient Market Research, discusses.

  • DETROIT, Nov 6- Honda Motor Co said it will recall an undisclosed number of U.S. cars from model years 2001 to 2006 to replace potentially defective Takata Corp air bags. Honda did not provide a precise total. Honda said the cars were sold or registered in high-humidity states or territories, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South...

  • DETROIT, Nov 6- Honda Motor Co said it will recall an undisclosed number of U.S. cars from model years 2001 to 2006 to replace potentially defective Takata Corp air bags. Honda did not provide an exact total. Honda said no injuries or fatalities related to the issue have been confirmed.

  • TOKYO, Nov 6- Takata Corp, the Japanese auto safety equipment maker whose potentially defective air bags have been linked to four deaths in the United States, is likely to warn of a bigger full-year loss when it reports quarterly results later on Thursday. Takata, which has 22 percent of the global market for air bag inflators- the explosive device that allows the...

  • Audi recalls nearly 102,000 vehicles to fix air bag Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 9:24 AM ET
    Audi A3

    Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.