Statement of Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President, Honda North America before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

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 […]

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 […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Connecting Rod Bolt Recall: 2014-2015 Honda Accord 4-cylinder; 2015 Honda CR-V

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 […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding SRS Control Unit Recall: 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey; 2003 Acura MDX

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Approximately 374,000 Honda and Acura vehicles affected in the United States The SRS airbag system will be repaired, free of charge No crashes have been reported related to this issue On Sept. 18, 2013, American Honda announced it would recall (13V-412) approximately 318,000 Honda Odyssey vehicles from the 2003-2004 model years and approximately 56,000 Acura […]

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 […]