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US Senate hearing sees Takata making excuses for massive airbag recalls


Since 2008, millions of cars equipped with Takata airbags have been recalled worldwide, and safety campaigns in 2013 and 2014 have seen at least 8 million vehicles called back in the US alone. Following the ensuing scandal and numerous reports of malpractices on behalf of Japan’s Takata Corp. – the supplier of the defective part – the US Senate called a ...
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