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Honda audit finds Takata engineers manipulated air-bag data

Findings of pervasive data manipulation and misrepresentations to carmakers could complicate Takata's efforts to restructure and secure potential buyers following the car industry's biggest safety crisis.


TAKATA Corp, the air-bag supplier behind the industry's largest ever recall, routinely manipulated results of air-bag inflator tests reported to Honda Motor Co, according to an ongoing audit commissioned by the parts maker and its biggest customer.

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