Takata: Fall of an air bag giant

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Toyota tops Takata creditor list with $2.9bn claim

Acknowledged debts hit $9.5bn, but overseas creditors could raise that figure

  • Takata: A textbook example of crisis mis-management

    Why Toyota and Samsung succeeded where the scandal hit air bag maker failed

  • Air bag problems will persist with or without Takata, company matron says

    Expiry dates, not lifetime guarantees, are the way to a solution

  • Lax corporate culture set up Takata's fall

    Founding family's iron grip precludes necessary reforms

  • Lack of cooperation compounded Takata air bag disaster

    For years, auto industry left supplier to deal with inflator problem itself

  • What to expect after Takata's bankruptcy filings

    An explainer on the air bag maker's second life

  • Japanese banks set to take beating from Takata's collapse

    Liabilities could swell from 141.2 billion yen as creditors present estimates

  • Failure to learn Toyota lessons cost Takata big

    Misjudgement of U.S. public opinion led to bankruptcy filing

  • Takata defaults on $270m in debt

    What investors recover to hinge on recall costs, split with automakers

  • Trimmed-down Takata to focus on repaying debts

    Autoparts maker will retain troubled air bag ops, sell other core businesses

  • Takata set for delisting July 27

    Shares poised for tumble Tuesday as investors liquidate holdings

  • Compensation deadline forced Takata into bankruptcy filing: CEO

    Chief apologizes for air bag scandal, promises to step down

  • Japan's automakers expect to lose Takata recall costs

    But companies already priced in bulk of losses, see minimal earnings damage

  • Air-bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

    Chairman offers apology, but stands by decision to put defective product in market

  • Takata may cost Toyota, Honda billions

    Air-bag maker is unlikely to pay debts to Japanese carmakers

  • SMBC to offer Takata $224m bridge loan

    Financing program to ease subcontractor insecurity

  • Exclusive

    Toyota, Nissan and co to support Takata recovery

    Air bag maker will stop producing components that led to its downfall

  • China's Joyson eyes new heights through Takata

    Aggressive acquisitions propel newcomer's rapid rise in car safety devices

  • Exclusive

    Takata to file for bankruptcy protection as early as June 26

    Japanese air bag maker's total liabilities are expected to exceed $9bn

  • Indifference at the top brought on Takata's lost decade

    Founding family ignored budding crisis while automakers kept kid gloves on