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GM and Toyota recalls could be surpassed by Takata’s airbag issues


At least 10 million vehicles were recalled by Toyota back in 2009 and 2010 for the “unintended acceleration” issue and so far GM has made 67 separate recall actions with almost 30 million vehicles due back in service. The level of media attention surrounding this two particular cases has been massive, even as the reputation suffered little damage in both cases ...
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