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Kobe Steel Falsified Quality Data for Metal Used in Cars

Japan’s third-largest steelmaker earlier this week admitted that it falsified data about the integrity of some aluminum and copper products used to make cars, planes and trains.

Takata Fined $1 Billion for Lying About Deadly Airbag Inflators

Takata Corp. has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of wire fraud and has agreed to pay $1 billion in criminal penalties for lying about its ammonium nitrate-based airbag inflators, which are blamed for at least 16 deaths and more than 180 injuries.

Reuters: Takata Airbag Recall Inflates to Millions

According to data from Reuters, more than 10 automakers since 2008 have built more than 31 million cars fitted with the potentially defective airbags.