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NHTSA expects Takata airbags to be replaced slowly


Although the Japanese auto safety supplier has said it constantly increased the pace of producing replacement airbag kits for the vehicles being recalled globally, the US safety regulator says the full supply of parts would be available in January or later. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has urged Takata to increase pace on supplying the necessary replacement kits for the ...
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