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Japanese Auto Supplier Under Scrutiny for Faulty Airbags

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A Japanese auto supplier is at the center of a global recall of millions of defective automobile airbag. At least four deaths and dozens of injuries have been blamed on the faulty devices manufactured by Takata Corporation. The airbags explode with so much force they send flying shrapnel, or pieces of sharp metal, at the driver and any other occupants of the car.   Takata says the problem is caused by high humidity, which causes the chemical propellant that inflates the airbag to...

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