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Daimler recalls 400,000 cars in Britain amid global measure

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Daimler <DAIGn.DE> is recalling 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in Britain and a few hundred thousand in Germany as part of a global recall caused by a potential airbag safety issue, it said. Conducting paths related to affected vehicles’ steering columns could break and lead to an electrostatic discharge which could unintentionally deploy the driver’s airbag, a spokesman for Daimler said on Monday.

(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Maria Sheahan)
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