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Toyota recalls 1.7 million more vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding airbags

Toyota recalls 1.7 million more vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding airbagsToyota announced the recall of 1.7 million North American vehicles, a part of the ongoing recall involving potentially deadly passenger airbags.



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Ford recalls nearly 1 million vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding Takata airbags

Ford recalls nearly 1 million vehicles for risk of shrapnel from exploding Takata airbagsFord Motor Co. issued a recall of nearly 1 million cars in North America with a risk of flying shrapnel caused by exploding Takata airbag inflators.



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Toyota Recalls Over 900,000 Vehicles for Stall Risk, Airbags That Don't Deploy

Toyota Recalls Over 900,000 Vehicles for Stall Risk, Airbags That Don't DeployToyota says it is recalling approximately 807,000 of its Prius and Prius V hybrids in the U.S. because they could stall while driving. The automaker is also recalling 168,000 additional vehicles,…



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Tokyo concept car aims to fend off dents with external airbags

Tokyo concept car aims to fend off dents with external airbagsA concept car equipped with external airbags to protect against fender benders is raising eyebrows at the Tokyo Motor Show. The body panels of the Flesby II ultra-compact vehicle are covered by a soft, next-generation rubber that can absorb the impact of a collision. “We put airbags, which are mainly employed inside the car, on its exterior, such as its hood or fender, to protect the entire body,” Takashi Ishikawa, managing officer of Toyoda Gosei Co, said on Wednesday.



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