Honda confirms 17th U.S. death in Takata air bag rupture

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Honda Motor Co said on Saturday it has confirmed a 17th U.S. death tied to a faulty Takata air bag inflator. The Japanese automaker said that after a joint inspection with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it confirmed a faulty air bag inflator was to blame for the Aug. 20 crash of a 2002 Honda Civic that led to the death of a driver in Mesa, Arizona. The defect, which leads in rare instances to air bag inflators rupturing and sending metal fragments flying, prom

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