South Korea to widen Takata air bag recall by 110,000 vehicles
South Korea said on Wednesday that 13 automakers will recall some 110,000 vehicles equipped with Takata Corp's (7312.T) defective air bags, the latest development in a long-running safety crisis involving the Japanese company.
The United States in May announced a new round of recall of Takata's air bag inflators which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries and triggered the largest-ever auto recall. Since then, other countries have been announcing their own national recalls.
South Korea's transport ministry said a total of 221,870 vehicles made by 17 automakers... read more
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