GM Wants To Delay Recall Of 980K Cars With Takata Air Bags

Law360, New York (September 16, 2016, 9:38 PM EDT) -- General Motors has asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to push back by one year the recall of about 980,000 cars with the now-notorious Takata air bags on the grounds that the air bags don’t pose an unreasonable risk, according to a petition made public on Friday.

GM’s Sept. 2 petition requested that the NHTSA slow down the recall, which is currently set to begin on Dec. 31, and delay it until the end of 2017. The agency’s recall of the Takata air bag inflators...
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