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Yet Another Auto Recall Will Affect Five Million

nytimes.com — In a case that echoes the Takata airbag recalls, automakers including Honda and Fiat Chrysler will recall about five million vehicles worldwide to fix a defect in an airbag component known for years but left unaddressed.
Feb 04, 2016

Yet Another Airbag Recall Will Affect Five Million -- and it's not Takata nyti.ms/1nKIf7J w/ @JensenNHPR pic.twitter.com/AI9iuUk3mo

Feb 04, 2016

RT @HirokoTabuchi: Yet Another Airbag Recall Will Affect Five Million -- and it's not Takata nyti.ms/1nKIf7J w/ @JensenNHPR pic.twitter.com/AI9iuUk3mo

Feb 05, 2016

“The pattern is conceal, delay, deny..." Yet another airbag recall will affect 5 million: nyti.ms/20M3x3w

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In Japan’s Stagnant Decade, Cautionary Tales for America

nytimes.com — TOKYO - The Obama administration is committing huge sums of money to rescuing banks, but the veterans of Japan's banking crisis have three words for the Americans: more money, faster. The Japanese have been here before. They endured a "lost decade" of economic stagnation in the 1990s as their banks labored under crippling debt, and successive governments wasted trillions of yen on half-measures.
Feb 03, 2016

My very first story for @NYTimes was on the lessons learned from Japan's bad loans nyti.ms/20alI0u twitter.com/nytimesbusines…

Honda Expands Recall of Takata Airbags as Its Longtime Partner’s Crisis Widens

nytimes.com — In the latest sign that automakers are still struggling to understand the scope of the Takata airbag crisis, Honda Motor said on Wednesday that it would expand its recall by more than a third in North America.
Feb 03, 2016

Honda Expands Recall of Takata Airbags as Its Longtime Partner’s Crisis Widens nyti.ms/23JL7mc Our latest.

Feb 04, 2016

RT @nytimesbusiness: Honda expands recall of Takata airbags, as its longtime partner’s crisis widens nyti.ms/1Sv4dZS

Feb 04, 2016

.@NelsonForSenate calls on federal regulators to stop relying on Takata for info on what models should be recalled nytimes.com/2016/02/04/bus…

Senators Call for a Much Broader Recall of Defective Takata Airbags After a Recent Death

nytimes.com — With millions of cars containing potentially defective airbags made by Takata still on the road, two senators on Tuesday urged the Obama administration to significantly expand the airbag recalls.
Feb 02, 2016

Senators Call for a Much Broader Recall of Defective Takata Airbags After a Recent Death nyti.ms/1nLDICP Our latest.

Feb 02, 2016

RT @HirokoTabuchi: Senators Call for a Much Broader Recall of Defective Takata Airbags After a Recent Death nyti.ms/1nLDICP Our latest.

Feb 03, 2016

RT @FairWarningNews: Senators Call for a Much Broader Recall of Defective Takata Airbags After a Recent Death nyti.ms/1nLDICP via @nytimes

Feb 03, 2016

Senators Call for a Much Broader Recall of Defective Takata Airbags After a Recent Death nyti.ms/1KVMK4G

Takata’s faulty airbags still exact toll as recalls lag - The Santa Fe New Mexican: News

santafenewmexican.com — ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting.

Deadly lifesavers: rupturing Takata air bags still exact a toll

seattletimes.com — Millions of people are still driving vehicles with Takata air bags that may pose a lethal danger because they have not been repaired or, in some cases, even recalled. Share story ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting.

Millions of dangerous air bags are still on the road

startribune.com — The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting. Knight's truck hit a stray cow on a South Carolina highway in December, an accident that should have left Knight, a 52-year-old welder, shaken up but not dead.

Takata’s Faulty Airbags Still Exact Toll as Recalls Lag

nytimes.com — ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger airbag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting. Mr. Knight's truck hit a stray cow on a South Carolina highway last month, an accident that should have left Mr. Knight, a 52-year-old welder, shaken up but not dead.
Jan 30, 2016

Shrapnel punctured Joel Knight’s neck w/ such force investigators initially didn't rule out a shooting. Our latest: nyti.ms/1nvaCqi

Jan 30, 2016

"He also had wounds on his right arm. They show that he tried to brace himself from the airbag before he died." nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

Since '00, Takata sold as many as 54 million inflaters in the US w ammonium nitrate, 28M of which have been recalled nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

Despite a recall spanning 14 carmakers, 10s of millions of people drive cars that may be dangerous @HirokoTabuchi nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: Despite a recall spanning 14 carmakers, 10s of millions of people drive cars that may be dangerous @HirokoTabuchi nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

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American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Loses Court Bid to Return

nytimes.com — Dov Charney, the ousted founder of American Apparel, on Monday lost his latest bid to regain control of the troubled retailer. Judge Brendan L. Shannon of the Bankruptcy Court in Delaware confirmed a plan backed by a majority of the company's bondholders, which would cut about $200 million in debt.
Jan 25, 2016

American Apparel founder Dov Charney has lost his bid to return to the retailer nyti.ms/1RIV4fw

Jan 25, 2016

RT @HirokoTabuchi: American Apparel founder Dov Charney has lost his bid to return to the retailer nyti.ms/1RIV4fw

Jan 26, 2016

Now @Charney can do good by watching @AmericanApparel, ensure it maintains his goals: good #pay, @immigrant rights nyti.ms/1RIV4fw

Jan 27, 2016

RT @nytimes: American Apparel founder Dov Charney lost his latest bid to regain control of the company nyti.ms/1QvTE6X

Jan 27, 2016

RT @nytimes: American Apparel founder Dov Charney lost his latest bid to regain control of the company nyti.ms/1QvTE6X

Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled

nytimes.com — Federal safety regulators announced the recall of roughly five million more vehicles on Friday to fix airbags made by Takata that can explode. Regulators also linked another death - the 10th so far - to the defect.
Jan 22, 2016

A man in SC died in late December after the driver’s-side airbag in his 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptured violently nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

RT @HirokoTabuchi: Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled nyti.ms/1PbdMuh w/ @danielle_ivory

Jan 22, 2016

The 10th airbag death: Driver’s-side airbag in a Georgia man's 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptures violently. nyti.ms/1PbdMuh

Jan 22, 2016

Takata recalls in the US been expanded to more than 24 million cars. 10s of millions more may be recalled: nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

time for grand jury investigation: Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled nyti.ms/1PbdMuh

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Feb 06, 2016

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Feb 05, 2016

So thrilled to find a Burmese noodle pop-up shop in our neck of Bushwick @ Rangoon Noodle Lab pic.twitter.com/n5g0cKnGDa

Feb 05, 2016

Snow falling this morning in The @NYTimes atrium vimeo.com/154327259 (best watched mute)

Feb 04, 2016

Yet Another Airbag Recall Will Affect Five Million -- and it's not Takata nyti.ms/1nKIf7J w/ @JensenNHPR pic.twitter.com/AI9iuUk3mo


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