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Recall roundup: Ford vehicles for Takata airbag issue in the US


Ford Motor Co, the second-largest US automaker has decided to expand the recall of Takata-equipped driver side airbag on certain vehicles. The expanded safety campaign targets older-model Mustang cars that use driver-side Takata airbags, now including around 502,500 units. Japan’s Takata Corp. is currently at the center of a mounting global safety crisis, but more than half of the affected vehicles ...
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US: automakers hold meeting to discuss and coordinate Takata airbag issue – report
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