Volkswagen probes U.S. reports of airbag problems

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FRANKFURT, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen is checking reports of possible problems in three U.S. models after officials came up with 107 cases where side-door airbags may have discharged improperly, the carmaker said on Thursday. A spokesman for Europe's biggest automaker said the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had asked it last week about the reports. "We are investigating the cases and are in contact with the authorities about the inquiry," a spokesman said, adding ...

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