Takata airbags: Honda Goldwings would not be impacted
While airbag maker Takata finds itself in turmoil over explosions that have led to the recall of millions of cars around the world, the Honda GL1800 Goldwing airbag from the same supplier is reportedly " not impacted ", assures Honda France questioned by Site.
While airbag manufacturer Takata finds itself in turmoil due to cases of explosions leading to the recall of millions of cars around the world, the airbag from the same subcontractor is said to be "unaffected". , assures Honda France interviewed by Site.
The Japanese supplier Takata, the second airbag manufacturer with 22% of the world market behind the Swedish Autoliv, supplies many manufacturers such as BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru or Toyota, including cars are currently the subject of multiple recalls, in particular at the initiative of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) where a criminal investigation was even opened.
"The Goldwing Airbag is not affected"
In 2008, a year after the appearance of, Takata and Honda jointly received the PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers ’Contribution to Excellence) Innovative Partnership Award for the development of the first airbag on a production motorcycle..
"We have no information on a possible problem linked to the Goldwing’s airbag, either internally or with Honda Europe," reassures us Bruno Chemin, Honda’s public relations director in France. The Goldwing Airbag is therefore "not affected" by this recall..
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