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NHTSA probe launched into 30 million more Takata airbags

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On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that yet another potential airbag inflator recall could be on the way. Takata airbag inflators in as many as 30 million more vehicles are being investigated by the government agency as potentially defective. A document exclusively seen by Reuters on Sunday indicates that vehicles between the […]
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GM to issue another Takata airbag recall for 5.9M trucks and...

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After taking more than four years to reach a conclusion, the NHTSA has finally decided to mandate another Takata airbag recall for General Motors vehicles. The recall will affect 5.9 million vehicles and is expected to cost GM around $1.2 billion US. Like other Takata airbag recalls, the NHTSA has concluded that airbags used in certain trucks […]
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Why Takata’s bankruptcy benefits your service department

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Takata, the Japanese company behind the faulty airbag inflators, filed for bankruptcy protection. Despite the spiraling debt the company has incurred (which is estimated to be around $9 Billion), Karl Brauer, Executive Publisher for Kelley Blue Book, says it won’t free Takata from recall costs, and that’s something that might impact your bottom line in […]
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