Seven car makers, including Tesla Motors Inc. , Daimler AG's [de: dai] Mercedes-Benz, Suzuki Motor Co. [jp: 7269] and Volkswagen AG [de: vow], could be facing recalls because of Takata Corp. [jp: 7312] air bags, the Associated Press reported , citing a letter from U.S. highway safety regulators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent letters to the companies seeking information on which models may have had Takata air bags, the AP said. The regulators said in the letter they expect the recall to widen as time goes on and to include more car makers, the AP said. The recall has so far included vehicles made by BMW AG [xe: bmw], Honda Motor Co. Ltd. [jp: 7267], Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [it: fca], and others. About 19 million vehicles are currently part of the recall, according to the NHTSA.
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