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  • Oct 24, 2014
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    Driving in Greece Stressful, But Worth It

    The islands are lovely to visit, but be prepared for narrow winding roads with few guardrails to protect the buses, ATVs, scooters, cars and pedestrians that use them. And don’t bother looking for road signs....More
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    Takata Still on Board as Honda Supplier, Exec Says  

    Senior Managing Officer Yoshihary Yamamoto, who also is Honda's R&D chief, says the automaker will continue doing business with Takata, although its defective airbags have prompted a recall affecting 5 million of its vehicles....More
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    Audi Recalling A4 Models Over Airbag Issues  

    The global recall of 850,000 cars includes 250,000 sold in China, the luxury automaker's biggest market, and 150,000 sold in parent Volkswagen's home base in Germany....More
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    Nissan Global Recall Covers 260,000 Vehicles With Takata Airbags  

    Takata, which manufactured the airbags in cars covered by the Nissan recall, also produced potentially defective airbags in 7.8 million vehicles sold by 10 automakers in the U.S....More
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    Toyota Won't "Dump" Embattled Airbag Supplier Takata, Exec Says  

    Steve St. Angelo, head of the automaker's Latin American operations, says Toyota "is very big on helping a supplier on struggle points" - in Takata's case, potentially defective airbag inflators in millions of cars in the U.S....More
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    Deaths Linked to GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now at 29  

    The office of attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who is overseeing the automaker's compensation program for victims of the defective part, says it has approved two new death claims....More
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    Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles With Takata Airbags in U.S.  

    The Japanese automaker is recalling cars, SUVs and pickup trucks with Takata front passenger airbag inflators that can spray metal shrapnel after rupturing....More
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    UPDATE 1-Fourth U.S. traffic death linked to Takata air bags  

    (Adds Takata and Honda comments) By Ben Klayman and Barbara Liston DETROIT/ORLANDO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A fourth traffic death in a Honda Motor Co car has been linked to a defective air bag made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp, according to a county medical examiner in Florida....More
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