US safety agency investigates Suzuki SUVs

August 2013
Nashville Automotive Report;Aug2013, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p13
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The article focuses on the move of the U.S. safety regulators to conduct an investigation about complaints concerning problems with air-bag sensors in the seats of several small Suzuki sport utility vehicles.


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