BRIEF-Eight automakers outline Takata recall plans to US safety regulators

miércoles 19 de noviembre de 2014 17:52 GYT

DETROIT Nov 19 (Reuters) - : * Toyota says in filing with US safety regulators it has made contact

with other suppliers about buying replacement air bag inflators to meet needs

created by defective Takata Corp inflators * Toyota says in NHTSA filing that it has been advised by other suppliers that

production of replacement inflators for a particular model by a supplier

other than Takata could take at least one year * Toyota says in NHTSA filing it is also evaluating whether other suppliers'

inflators could be adapted for use in affected vehicles, but that would

require reengineering the air bag module and would not save time * Toyota says in NHTSA filing that loaner vehicles are available for affected

customers * Honda Motor Co says in NHTSA filing it has hired a "leading

engineering consulting firm' to help investigate the Takata inflator issue * Honda says in NHTSA filing that alternative inflator suppliers are one   Continuación...