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Takata gets support from Toyota official


A senior Toyota official has expressed support for the Japanese auto parts supplier Takata, involved in a massive debacle over the production of airbags that inflate with too much force. US safety regulator NHTSA just increased the number of vehicles affected to recalls in connection to Takata airbags by 28% to 7.8 million autos after previously urging owners of affected cars ...
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