U.S. regulators upgrade Ford Focus air bag probe

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By Justin Hyde DETROIT, Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have intensified another investigation into reported defects involving Ford Motor Co.'s Focus compact car, citing 130 complaints of burn injuries from Focus air bags. The injury complaints add to a litany of problems that have beset the Focus since Ford put it on sale in 2000, marketing the car to young buyers to introduce them to the Ford brand. In the past two years, Ford has been forced to issue nine safety ...

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