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US regulator orders Takata to preserve airbags for lawsuits, investigations


Yesterday the NHTSA, the US auto safety regulator ordered Japan’s Takata Corp to save all airbag inflators that have been taken out of cars after the recall process is completed – with the parts to be used as evidence for the ongoing federal probe and upcoming private litigations. According to Gordon Trowbridge, a spokesperson for the NHTSA, this is the first ...
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