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Airbag maker Takata seeks protection in Delaware and Japan after massive recall

By Jessica McKay

26 June 2017

Airbag maker Takata seeks protection in Delaware and Japan after massive recall Airbag manufacturing (stock image) iStock.com/zorazhuang

A Japanese company at the centre of the auto industry’s biggest-ever product recall has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan to give itself “a much needed breathing spell” while it finalises a US$1.6 billion sale to sponsor Key Safety Systems.