GM Seeks One-Year Delay in Recalling 980,000 Takata Airbags

  • Automaker says tests show the airbags pose less risk
  • No ruptures found in thousands of deployments, GM says

General Motors Co. is asking U.S. safety regulators to delay by a year the mandatory recall of almost 1 million vehicles with airbags made by Takata Corp., saying the designated models have not been shown to carry the same risk as others linked to deaths and injuries.

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