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  • Ford announced on Thursday it was recalling three million cars due to potential issues of airbag inflators.

  • The measure is expected to cost the automaker $610 million on effects vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years.

  • The airbag inflators in question were produced by auto parts supplier Takata.

  • In rare instances, a defect in them can leader a rupture in the bag, sending potentially deadly metal fragments flying worldwide.

  • There have been 27 deaths and at least 400 injuries from the inflators.

  • It's prompted the largest automotive recall in U.

  • S history, or more than 67 million inflators on a further 33 million worldwide.

  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rejected on Tuesday a 2017 petition by Ford and Mazda, which sought to avoid recalling the cars with the potentially dangerous airbags.

  • The regulator said the evidence was clear that these inflators posed a significant safety risk.

Ford announced on Thursday it was recalling three million cars due to potential issues of airbag inflators.

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