U.S. opens probe into 30 million vehicles over air bag inflators By Reuters
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. auto security investigators have opened a brand new probe into 30 million autos constructed by practically two dozen automakers with probably faulty Takata air bag inflators, a authorities doc seen by Reuters reveals.
The Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) on Friday opened an engineering evaluation into an estimated 30 million U.S. autos from the 2001 by means of 2019 mannequin years. Automakers have been alerted to the investigation, which isn’t but public, on Friday.
The brand new investigation contains autos assembled by Honda Motor Co, Ford Motor (NYSE:) Co, Toyota Motor (NYSE:) Corp, Basic Motors Co (NYSE:), Nissan (OTC:) Motor, Subaru (OTC:), Tesla (NASDAQ:), Ferrari NV (MI:), Nissan Motor, Mazda, Daimler AG (DE:), BMW Chrysler (now a part of Stellantis NV), Porsche Automobiles, Jaguar Land Rover (owned by Tata Motors (NYSE:)) and others.
The automakers on Sunday both declined to remark forward of NHTSA’s announcement or didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark. NHTSA didn’t instantly remark.
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