Stories tagged: Honda
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 10:54 a.m.
U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
A type of Takata air bag inflator once thought to be safe has now come under scrutiny after a crash and explosion in Maryland injured the driver of a Honda …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
Authorities in Spokane Valley are looking for a vehicle in a hit-and-run that injured a woman Monday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
General Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation.
Sun., July 1, 2018
The most American-made cars may not be made by the most American car brands. Four out of the top 10 most American-made vehicles of 2018 are made by Japanese brand …
Sun., April 15, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Alexander Rossi spent his early racing career in Europe, and his extended family back home in California hardly ever saw him in person.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
An additional 1 million Toyota and Honda vehicles in the U.S. are being recalled as part of a third wave of recalls planned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda’s effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Honda and some of the people suing the company over faulty Takata air bag inflators have agreed to a $605 million settlement.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
How a recalled Takata air bag got into an Accord is detailed in a lawsuit filed Friday in Nevada. It highlights the sometimes suspect world of auto parts recycling and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
The final phase of a revamped downtown Spokane Larry H. Miller auto campus is underway, as the Salt Lake City-based dealer broke ground this week for its city block-size Honda …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
A Sydney lawyer announced on Tuesday a class action lawsuit against Toyota, Honda and Mazda seeking refunds for cars fitted with faulty air bags from Takata that have been linked …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn’t the result of a crash.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Passenger car sales plummeted again in March, dragging U.S. auto sales to their third straight monthly decline, a strong indication that years of sales growth have come to an end.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Plaintiffs in dozens of lawsuits against air bag maker Takata and five automakers allege the car companies knew that Takata’s products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Toyota led carmakers reporting declining U.S. sales in January, as an industry aiming for another record year maintains hefty spending on incentives to keep consumers coming to showrooms.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Honda Motor Co. is reporting a 93.4 billion yen ($860 million) loss for January-March, as the Japanese automaker is hit by costs for a massive air-bag recall and an unfavorable …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
America’s love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 8 a.m.
The U.S. government says it has closed an investigation into Honda’s failure to report deaths and injuries after the company met all of its obligations.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Another person has died from injuries due to an exploding Takata air bag.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 6:28 p.m.
Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver’s air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
Wed., June 17, 2015, 4:31 p.m.
A man arrested for driving with a suspended license told a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy a bag of white crystals was “fake meth.”
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.
Wed., Aug. 21, 2013, 10:42 a.m.
Car thieves made off with five Honda Accords and one Integra in Spokane Valley yesterday, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. An attempted theft of a Honda Civic also …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012
Liz Sanderson dreamed of a motorcycle on its side and a body under a truck. The dream spooked her enough not to join her husband, 59-year-old John C. Sanderson, on …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 7:36 p.m.
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 304,000 vehicles globally for air bags that may inflate with too much pressure in a crash, send metal and plastic pieces flying and cause injuries …