Honda Motors must fire Takata Corporation for faulty airbag systems

Imagine surviving a head-on collision just to be killed or grievously injured by a malfunctioning airbag system. Takata Corporation is responsible for 7 million airbag related recalls worldwide. Perhaps it's time for Honda to fire Takata Corporation in the name of safety and reputation.

Once again a Tokyo, Japan headquartered Takata Corporation malfunctioning airbagsystem has prompted Toyota to recall 2.3 million vehicles world-wide.Today we recieved advanced notification of a pending massive recall by Honda. Again, directly related to Takata’s faulty and possibly explosive airbag-system. We believe that it may be time for Honda to fire Takata.

No corporation is too big to fail and Takata Corporation, the Japan and Germany headquartered worldwide producer of steering wheels, interior trims, airbag systems and automotive electronics is not the exception to the rule. Last week Toyota, the world’s largest manufacturer of cars and trucks recalled an estimated 2.3 (worldwide) cars and trucks; 766,300 located in North America, due to the detection of an unspecified number of possibly lethal exploding airbag inflators.

As reported Saturday by Reuters and, "according to an unidentified news source"(hate it) Honda will announce yet another massive airbag system related recall, the second in less than 12 months.

We don’t anticipate that the pending recall will include the totally redesigned 2015 Fit. But who know?

Unfortunately our favorite North American auto manufacturer has been plagued by numerous airbag-system recalls since 2008, all, thanks to faulty Takata Corporation components.


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