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Takata air bag recall likely to widen to 100 million vehicles globally


Sources have said that the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is likely to require automakers to recall more vehicles globally that are fitted with faulty air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp., reported The Japan Times.

The sources said that more than 100 million vehicles are likely to be subject to recalls, up from the current 60 million. The NHTSA is looking to widen the recall to all vehicles with air bags lacking a moisture-absorbing desiccant.

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