Honda Motor Co. Agrees to Pay Fines: Honda Motor Co.
Honda Motor Co. agrees to pay fines totaling $70 million to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after an independent audit revealed the automaker failed to report 1,729 deaths and injuries to the agency. The non-reporting or under-reporting spanned a period of nearly 10 years, leading up to 2014. N-H-T-S-A started the investigation into Honda on November 3rd. This came after a wave of class action lawsuits were filed against the company related to a defective and potentially deadly Takata airbag installed in many Honda vehicles.