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Faulty Air Bag Parts Lead Honda to Re-Recall 1 Million Cars

Honda Motor Co. will recall more than a million vehicles in the U.S. to replace a batch of faulty air bag parts that were installed as part of the largest auto safety recall in history. A driver in Maryland was …

Honda Identified Takata Airbag Issue and Quietly Requested Fix

In August of 2009, after ruptured airbag inflators in Honda vehicles were linked to least four injuries and a death, the automaker quietly requested a design change and did not notify U.S. regulators, Honda confirmed in response to inquiries from …

Nissan, Honda Add More Than 2M Cars to Air Bag Recall

Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. recalled almost 3 million vehicles to repair flaws in Takata Corp. air bags, adding to a call back by Toyota Motor Corp. earlier this month. Honda’s announcement covers 2.03 million vehicles, including the …

Honda Robot’s Advanced Technology Tapped for Driverless Cars

In 1986, Honda Motor Co. built a pair of robotic legs that could walk in a line. A decade later, it added an upper body. Yesterday in Tokyo, Honda’s latest robot, Asimo, met its first world leader: It chatted in …

Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce 2M Vehicle Airbag Recall

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with airbags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying. No injuries have been reported related to the problem. The …

Honda Recalls More Than 800,000 Minivans and SUVs

Honda is recalling more than 800,000 minivans and SUVs in the U.S. because they can roll away even though drivers have removed the key. The recall affects 318,000 Honda Odyssey minivans and 259,000 Pilot SUVs from the 2003 and 2004 …

Honda Recalls 2002-2006 CR-V for Fire Risk

Honda Motor Co. is recalling about 489,000 CR-V crossovers in the U.S., Europe and Africa, from the 2002 to 2006 model years because an electrical switch in the driver’s side door could melt and cause a fire. Honda and the …

Honda Recalls 820,000 Civics and Pilots

Honda says it is recalling more than 820,000 Civic compact cars and Pilot SUVs because the headlights can fail. The recall affects Civics from the 2002 and 2003 model years and Pilots from 2004 and 2005. The company says wires …

Honda’s Profit Drops 41 Percent Due to Thai Floods

Honda Motor Co. says its net profit in the October-December quarter tumbled 41 percent to 47.6 billion yen ($625 million) due to the strong yen and supply chain disruptions from flooding in Thailand. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday that it …

Class-Action Versus American Honda Thrown Out

American Honda Motor Co won a legal victory as a divided U.S. appeals court on Thursday said a nationwide lawsuit over a brake system used in some Acura RL vehicles should not have been certified as a class-action. The 2-1 …