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The additional recalls cover 5 million inflators in cars made by Ford, Volkswagen, Honda, Daimler, Audi, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Saab and BMW. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) – Millions more vehicles are being recalled to replace defective Takata Corp. air bags as another death was linked to the devices that have been found to spray metal pieces into vehicles, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

Two recalls announced Friday cover 5 million air bag inflators in cars made by Ford, Volkswagen AG, Honda Motor Co., Daimler AG, Audi AG, Mazda Motor Corp., Saab AB and BMW AG. NHTSA has been coordinating the largest-ever U.S. automotive recall, which previously covered 23 million inflators in 19 million vehicles with Takata air bags.

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