Honda to Stop Using Takata Inflaters in New Models – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Honda Motor Co. said it will no longer use Takata Corp. front driver or passenger air-bag inflaters in new vehicles under development, after alleging the supplier misrepresented and manipulated test data.

The effective no-confidence vote from Honda, a major backer of Takata, came the same day U.S. auto-safety regulators hit Takata with a $70 million fine for lapses with rupture-prone air bags and ordered the company eventually to…

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