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U.S. says 2.7 million additional Takata air bag inflators to be recalled

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By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday that new testing is prompting Takata Corp to declare 2.7 million air bag inflators defective in Ford Motor Co , Nissan Motor Co and Mazda Motor Corp vehicles.Takata air bag inflators are already linked to 17 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide, and the recalls will eventually cover about 125 million inflators. The auto safety agency said new testing is prompting the recall of some driver-side air bags built from 2015 through 2012.Nissan said it will recall 627,000 Versa ...

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 01:29 IST