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    Mazda, Mitsubishi Expand Takata Airbag Recall  

    Mitsubishi and Mazda are expanding their recalls of vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbag inflators to 512,000 and 112,000 units, respectively....More
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    NHTSA Studying Reports of Coil-Spring Flaws in Nissan Cars  

    NHTSA says complaints from drivers about fractures in the front suspension coil spring have prompted a preliminary evaluation of about 130,000 Nissan Versa cars....More
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    Toyota Global Airbag Recall Includes 637,000 U.S. Vehicles  

    Federal safety regulators say Toyota is conducting three separate recalls of vehicles equipped with potentially lethal Takata airbags and sold in the U.S. between the 2003 and 2007 model years....More
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    Latest Airbag-Related Recall May Hurt Honda's Japan Sales, Exec Says  

    The automaker's recall of 5 million cars equipped with potentially dangerous airbags supplied by Takata may impact sales in Japan, Senior Managing Officer Sho Minekawa says, but adds, "We want to make sure we take the right steps."...More
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    UPDATE 2-Honda adds to Takata air bag recalls; global tally now around 36 mln  

    * Honda recalls close to another 4.9 mln vehicles * Daihatsu recalls nearly 260,000 of its cars * Takata shares close down 5.4 pct (Recasts, adds details, context) By Maki Shiraki and Mari Saito TOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co on Thursday recalled close to 5 million vehicles fitted with potentially faulty Takata Corp air bag inflators, as investigations showed the problem behind one of the biggest auto safety crises may be more widespread than thought....More
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    Takata Won't Reserve Cash for Future Airbag Recalls, CFO Says  

    According to two analysts who attended a company briefing, CFO Yoichiro Nomura said the supplier is not earmarking more cash to pay for an expended recall of cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators....More
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    UPDATE 2-Japan's 3 top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions  

    (Changes slug, recasts, adds details, context) By Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito TOKYO, May 13 (Reuters) - Japan's three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp , saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation. Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co said they were recalling some 6.5 million vehicles globally, while Honda Motor Co Ltd said it would follow suit, without giving further details....More
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    Most Midsize SUVs Fail IIHS Crash Test  

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says of seven vehicles subjected to its small-overlap front-crash test, only the Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler earned a "good" rating, while the Ford Flex was rated "acceptable" and the rest "marginal" or "poor."...More
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