• Kyodo


Nissan Motor Co. is expanding a recall of the 2006 Sentra compact car by 45,000 units mainly in the Southern United States because of a defective air bag manufactured by the embattled Takata Corp., the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday.

Nissan’s U.S. arm told Kyodo News on Friday of a plan to widen the recall mostly in the southern region associated with high humidity and high temperatures believed to be contributing to Takata’s air bag problem.

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