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Leaving the medium- and long-term management of airbags up to only parts suppliers has its limits.   © Reuters

Lessons left unlearned in Takata air bag scandal

Air bags are still exploding while regulators keep dawdling

| Japan

TOKYO -- After nine years, 100 million recalls and perhaps 11 tragic deaths in the U.S. alone, the massive Takata air bag scandal that first surfaced in 2008 still lingers.

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