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Ford expands Takata air bag recall to more than 500,000 cars
Ford expands Takata air bag recall to more than 500,000 cars

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will comply with a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration request to greatly expand a recall of vehicles that have a driver’s side air bag that can explode, sending shrapnel into the vehicle cabin. The problem is with air bag inflators made by auto parts supplier Takata Corp. The defective inflators -- which in some cars are on the passenger side depending on the model and the brand -- were installed in millions of vehicles produced by Ford, Honda, BMW, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan and others.  Exploding air bags are believed to have killed at least five people in the U.S., according to the Center for Auto Safety. Ford said it is aware...

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