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US: federal safety regulators on the lookout for Takata whistleblowers


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided it wants to swiftly find out people that can offer insider information “of possible defects or any wrongdoing” by Takata Corp, as the federal regulator increases the pressure on the Japanese safety parts producer. The auto parts maker is currently at the center of a global safety crisis (though most of the recalled ...
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