Thank You to My Honda Accord

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This has been a stressful week. Saturday evening I got seriously rearended. This wasn’t your typical fender bender. I was stopped and the kid behind me didn’t even try to stop; he bounced off me and hit a 2010 Honda CR-V head-on that was going the opposit direction. He hit that CR-V so hard it […]

Entire Acura Sedan Model Line Earns Top NHTSA Safety Ratings as 2016 Acura ILX Sedan Achieves 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score

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Acura continues to advance its leadership in safety performance among luxury brands with the 2016 ILX becoming the latest Acura sedan to earn a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 2016 Acura ILX joins the flagship RLX luxury sedani and the TLX performance-luxury sedan […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Nationwide Recall of Certain Takata Passenger Front Airbag Inflators

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Nationwide recall of passenger front airbag inflators in 2001-2005 Civic and 2003-2007 Accord will add approximately 1.39 million inflators not previously subject to recall or safety improvement campaign No change to national recall of driver front airbag inflators announced on May 28 Honda today announced that it will initiate a national recall to replace, free […]

Our Perspectives: Plain Speaking on the Takata Defect Announcement

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Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a formal defect determination by Takata related to front airbag inflators installed in vehicles from more than 10 automakers. While the headlines that followed focused on the millions of vehicles potentially involved, regrettably, most drivers are still unable to determine if their own car is […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls

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Approximately 350,000 vehicles1 to be added to the prior passenger airbag inflator recall Vehicles previously covered by voluntary national driver airbag inflator Safety Improvement Campaigns (14V-351 and 15V-153) will transition into a formal recall with no new additional vehicles requiring repair Honda will add approximately 350,000 vehicles to its recalls of Takata airbag inflators in […]

Getting to 100% Recall Completion Rates: Incentives and Innovative Ideas

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Remarks by Bruce Smith Senior Vice President, Parts, Service and Technical Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a one-day workshop with legislators, leading transportation officials, automotive industry representatives, safety advocates and researchers to identify approaches for raising low recall completion rates. Appearing […]

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Statement by American Honda Regarding Expansion of National Safety Improvement Campaign: Driver’s Front Airbag Inflator Supplied by Takata

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2008 Pilot and certain 2001 Accord and 2004 Civic vehicles added under new NHTSA campaign number 15V-153 Honda will voluntarily expand its December 2014 national Safety Improvement Campaign (NHTSA No. 14V-351) affecting certain 2001 through 2011 Honda and Acura vehicles in the United States to include 88,549 Pilot vehicles from the 2008 model year, 10,868 […]

New Honda Advertising Campaign Urges Owners to Take Immediate Action to Check for Open Recalls to Replace Takata Airbag Inflators

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Multi-million dollar print, digital and radio advertising campaign urges Honda and Acura owners to check for open recalls and complete airbag inflator repairs Ad campaign expands existing Honda actions to notify owners affected by Takata airbag inflator recalls Campaign will prioritize regions deemed the greatest risk Honda has initiated a new, voluntary consumer information advertising […]

Our Perspectives: Increasing the Supply of Replacement Airbag Inflators

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Honda is fully mobilized on the recalls and safety improvement campaigns associated with Takata airbag inflators as we focus on taking care of our customers and preventing any further injuries. We apologize to our customers for any inconvenience this issue may cause, and want them to know we are doing everything possible to accelerate the […]