Honda Switches from Takata-Made Airbags

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According to this exclusive report from Reuters, Honda has chosen to break off ties with “embattled” Takata Corp., maker of the faulty airbags in many vehicles around the world, including Hondas. “More than 21 million vehicles were recalled because of Takata’s mistakes,” said Bobby Maynard, general manager at Sims Honda dealership in Burlington. “Unfortunately, Honda […]

Honda Resolves NHTSA Inquiry Regarding Early Warning Reporting

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (“Honda”) has entered into an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to resolve the government’s inquiry into Honda’s early warning reporting as required by the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act. As part of the Consent Order, Honda will pay a $70 million civil penalty […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Side Curtain Airbag Recall: 2015 Honda Crosstour

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Honda will voluntarily recall 1,252 model-year 2015 Crosstour vehicles in the United States to replace one or both of the side curtain airbags, free of charge. An error during the manufacture of tubing attached to the side curtain airbag inflator may result in the improper deployment of a side curtain airbag in a crash, increasing […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Side Curtain Airbag Recall: 2015 Honda Crosstour

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Honda will voluntarily recall 1,252 model-year 2015 Crosstour vehicles in the United States to replace one or both of the side curtain airbags, free of charge. An error during the manufacture of tubing attached to the side curtain airbag inflator may result in the improper deployment of a side curtain airbag in a crash, increasing […]

Honda Testifies Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade

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Along with other industry representatives, Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President of Honda North America, Inc. appeared at a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on December 3, 2014 regarding the Takata airbag inflator issue. Honda welcomed the opportunity to discuss its ongoing efforts to resolve […]

Fact Sheet: Honda’s Early Warning Report Audit & NHTSA Special Order

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Much has been written about recent Honda recalls, especially the recall involving airbags made by Takata. Not all reports have been entirely accurate, so we are making available the “highlights” of what a third party audit found of Honda’s handling of the situation. Certainly, much of this information is not flattering, but we feel it […]

Honda Responds to NHTSA Special Order Regarding TREAD Reporting

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Company’s Third-party Audit Identifies Under-reporting Honda Taking Immediate Corrective Action to Achieve Full Compliance American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (“Honda”) today announced that it has submitted information responsive to the Special Order issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the automaker’s Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act reporting. In its […]

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