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Air-Bag Maker Takata Spurs 1.4 Million-Car Recall on Deadly Flaw

Takata Corp., the auto-parts supplier that went bankrupt after its air bags spurred the largest-ever recall, told U.S. safety regulators that another 1.4 million U.S. vehicles need to be repaired over a potentially deadly defect. Inflator devices Takata supplied to …

Montana Oil Spill Cause Could Take Months to Determine

A federal safety official says it will probably be months before investigators know what caused an ExxonMobil oil pipeline to rupture near Billings, Mont., spilling about 1,000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River. Cynthia Quarterman, head of the …

BP Pipeline Leaks Oily Mixture onto Alaskan Tundra

BP reported yet another pipeline leak at its Alaskan oilfields, frustrating the oil giant’s attempts to rebuild its reputation after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP said on Monday that a pipeline at its 30,000 barrel per day Lisburne …