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US: largest auto retailer stops selling Takata-equipped cars


AutoNation Inc, the biggest US auto retail group has decided to cease sales of cars that have been equipped with Takata-produced airbags, following NHTSA's notice that almost 8 million cars represent a safety hazard for the driver and passengers. The Japanese auto safety parts producer Takata has been involved in the second-largest recall scandal of the year – as airbags built ...
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