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BMW to recall more than 390,000 U.S. vehicles

REUTERS/ANGELIKA WARMUTH
                                A BMW Vision Neue Klasse is displayed next to the company’s logo during an event a day ahead of the official opening of the 2023 Munich Auto Show IAA Mobility, in Munich, Germany, in September 2023.
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REUTERS/ANGELIKA WARMUTH

A BMW Vision Neue Klasse is displayed next to the company’s logo during an event a day ahead of the official opening of the 2023 Munich Auto Show IAA Mobility, in Munich, Germany, in September 2023.

German carmaker BMW is recalling more than 390,000 vehicles in the United States due to faulty airbag inflators that could potentially explode, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today.

An explosion of the inflator can result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other car occupants, potentially leading to injury or death, said the NHTSA.

The recall affects certain sedans and sportswagon vehicles.

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