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Takata air bags may have caused 2 more deaths in Malaysia

DETROIT— Two people in Malaysia have died in recent traffic crashes in which Takata air bag inflators exploded with too much force, but authorities have yet to determine the exact cause of either death. Both crashes involved driver's air bag inflators in older Honda City small cars, according to a statement released Wednesday by Honda. The first of the recent...

Source: The Associated Press

Auto sales hit April record on trucks and SUVs

U.S. consumers bought just over 1.5 million vehicles in April, nudging out the old record set in April of 2005, according to Kelley Blue Book. "I think it's full-steam ahead," said Rebecca Lindland, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book who doesn't see any economic forces that would cause car sales to slow. Honda and Nissan set April records, Ford posted record SUV sales...

Source: The Associated Press

BOJ delivers a shock

CNBC's Seema Mody looks at the inaction from the Bank of Japan and how it's affecting stock markets and the yen.

Source: CNBC.com

US ends Honda probe for failing to report deaths, injuries

The government determined Honda met all of its obligations after the automaker paid a $70 million fine and implemented preventative measures.

Source: The Associated Press

US ends Honda probe for failing to report deaths, injuries

DETROIT— The U.S. government has closed an investigation into Honda's failure to report deaths and injuries, saying that the company has met all of its obligations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Monday that Honda paid a $70 million fine and took steps needed to make sure similar failures don't...

Source: The Associated Press

Honda launching three new green cars under 'Clarity'

The Japanese automaker will release three more eco-friendly sedans by the end of 2017.

Source: CNBC.com

Honda to add three green cars under Clarity name

DETROIT, April 21- Honda Motor Co will roll out three environmentally friendly sedans under the Clarity name in the United States by the end of 2017, the Japanese automaker said on Thursday, as it aims to boost green vehicle sales. A totally new model, the Honda Fuel Cell, was launched in Japan in March and will be available in California late this year.

Source: Reuters

Japanese firms face supply disruptions after earthquakes

Toyota, Honda and Sony temporarily halt operations after two earthquakes hit Japan.

Source: CNBC.com

Amid search for Japan quake victims, survivors queue for food

*Death toll at 42 from two strong quakes. TOKYO, April 18- Survivors from a series of deadly earthquakes in southern Japan spent a cold night in cramped shelters or camped out in fields as 30,000 rescue service personnel rushed to provide food and to search for those still missing on Monday. Factories for major manufacturers including Toyota, Sony and Honda were...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 2-Toyota, other major Japanese firms hit by quake damage, supply disruptions

*Supply disruption to halt most Toyota assembly plants in Japan. *Output still suspended at Honda, Sony factories in Kumamoto area. TOKYO, April 17- Toyota Motor Corp, the world's biggest-selling automaker, said on Sunday it would suspend much of its production at plants across Japan this week after earthquakes in the country's south led to a shortage of parts,...

Source: Reuters