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Here's a throwback to enjoy on your Thanksgiving holiday.If you think life can change a lot in three years, just think about how even more dramatic that change is in the auto industry with cars being refreshed every few years. Every now and then, we like to take a trip down memory lane to see what was happening long ago in the auto industry, and here are a few of the stories that made headlines three years ago to the date. (View Original Story on Moter Trend)Japan Moves to Sharpen Response on Takata Airbag Flaws
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