Russia's AvtoVAZ recalls 45,000 Ladas over airbags


MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Russia's largest car maker AvtoVAZ said on Thursday it is recalling 45,348 Lada Grantas over potential airbag failures, its second recall of new models this year. The cars affected by the recall account for almost 40 percent of all Grantas the company has produced since launching the model in December 2011. AvtoVAZ said it would check and reprogramme the airbag control blocks, made by Takata Petri AG, the German unit of Japan's Takata, ...

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