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 […]

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 […]