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Airbag recalls lead to record Takata loss


The Japanese auto safety parts producer, one of the largest in the world, has forecasted it would lose a record amount in 2014 as the callbacks mount. Automakers have already recalled millions of vehicles this year to replace a defective inflator produced by the Japanese maker. According to the Tokyo-based company, the maker of the faulty airbags – an inflator tends ...
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Recall roundup: BMW 3-Series E46 for Takata airbag inflators
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