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Toyota reviews more than 600,000 vehicles in North America over defective airbags

Toyota reviews more than 600,000 vehicles in North America over defective airbags

Toyota Motor North America reported on Tuesday it was extending its security included Takata front traveler airbag inflators as required by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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The extension includes around 601,300 extra vehicles in the US, Xinhua cited a Toyota representative as saying. Takata and its US substance TK Holdings Inc petitioned for chapter 11 in June.

The Japanese automobile parts goliath said it was reviewing more than 100 million of its air pack inflators over the world through the finish of 2019.

Before the finish of November 2017, 19 automakers had reviewed 46 million Takata inflators in 34 million US vehicles, as indicated by NHTSA.

Takata concurred in 2016 to concede to wire extortion and pay an aggregate of $1 billion in criminal punishments to determine a US Justice Department examination