Business, Sci-Tech

Attorney General Frosh announces $85 million settlement with Honda over airbag defects

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced a more than $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. The systems were designed and …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police: Honda vehicles being targeted in airbag thefts

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of airbag thefts in Baltimore County since late June, targeting mostly Honda vehicles. Since June 26 there has been a general increase in thefts from autos, but many have involved airbags. Police have determined that most of the vehicles being targeted are Honda Civics and Honda Accords. Most of the thefts are occurring during …