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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, the four ring logo of German car producer Audi is photographed at the headquarters after the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
July 21, 2017 - 8:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, the four ring logo of German car producer Audi is photographed at the headquarters after the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
July 21, 2017 - 8:39 am
BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo the logo of a Mercedes car is photographed during an annual press conference of Daimler AG in Stuttgart, Germany. German automaker Daimler says Tuesday, July 18, 2017 it is voluntarily recalling 3 million diesel cars in Europe to improve their emissions performance. The Stuttgart-based company, which makes Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, says it is taking the step to reassure drivers and strengthen confidence in diesel technology. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:26 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler says it is voluntarily recalling 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance in the wake of widespread public debate over the future of diesel. The Stuttgart-based company says it is...
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This Sunday, June 25, 2017, photo, shows TK Holdings Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. Takata is adding 2.7 million vehicles from Ford, Nissan and Mazda to the long list of those recalled to replace potentially dangerous air bag inflators. The inflators are a new type that previously was thought to be safe. Vehicles affected are from the 2005 through 2012 model years. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 11, 2017 - 5:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Takata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall from Ford, Nissan and Mazda, all with a type of inflator that previously was thought to be safe...
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This Sunday, June 25, 2017, photo shows TK Holdings Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn’t in a crash. Honda says a man died in June 2016 when an inflator ruptured while he was working on the inside of a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer. It wasn’t clear what the man was doing, but Honda says the inflator ruptured and spewed shrapnel. It’s the 12th U.S. death from the faulty inflators and 17th worldwide. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 10, 2017 - 8:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn't the result of a crash. Ramon V. Kuffo, 81, of Hialeah, Florida, was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer when the air bag inflator ruptured, on June 18, 2016. A...
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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. CEO Shigehisa Takada bows at the beginning of a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators. (Akiko Matsushita/Kyodo News via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 5:41 pm
Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world. Crushed by lawsuits, fines and recall costs, the Japanese auto parts supplier filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo and...
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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. CEO Shigehisa Takada bows at the beginning of a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators. (Akiko Matsushita/Kyodo News via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 5:20 pm
Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world. Crushed by lawsuits, fines and recall costs, the Japanese auto parts supplier filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo and...
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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. CEO Shigehisa Takada bows during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
June 26, 2017 - 3:49 am
Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company's...
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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. CEO Shigehisa Takada bows during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
June 25, 2017 - 11:26 pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company announced the move Monday morning Tokyo time...
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TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, June 25, 2017. Japanese air bag maker Takata, overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 25, 2017 - 10:22 pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company announced the move Monday morning Tokyo time...
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