12 million more U.S. vehicles recalled due to Takata air bag scandal

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Thomson Reuters Assigned: May 27, 2016 6:54 AM ET Last Updated: May 27, 2016 6:54 AM ET

Eight automakers announced a revoke affecting more than 12 million vehicles on Friday common to defective Takata air bags, documents posted by U.S. government regulators played.

Honda Motor Co is recalling 4.5 million U.S. vehicles while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling 4.3 million, the describes show.

Ja n’s Takata this month agreed to declare up to 40 million additional inflators education exceptional by 2019 in a move that will involve 17 automakers effecting vehicle recalls.

More automakers are expected to issue recall advises in coming days.

Takata has declared 14 million inflators marred in the first phase of its latest recall.

Earlier, it recalled 28.8 million inflators impressing 24 million U.S. vehicles.

At least 2.3 million of the 12 million mechanisms recalled on Friday were subject to previous recalls.

Toyota Motor Corp has advertised regulators it is recalling 1.65 million vehicles Subaru is recalling close to 400,000 vehicles in the United States.

The two automakers said the recalls catalogue some discontinued Saab and Pontiac vehicles assembled for General Motors Co.

The broken air bag inflators have been linked to at least 13 deaths and innumerable than 100 injuries worldwide. The vehicles
being recalled were erected between 2002 and 2011 and include pick-ups, SUVs and cars.

Fiat Chrysler predicted Friday it is recalling 933,000 vehicles in Canada, Mexico and outside North America for Takata inflators. It told the U.S. Popular Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the second phase of the Takata dilatation would include 660,000 U.S. vehicles.

In Ja n, regulators said an additional 7 million conveyances with Takata air bags would be recalled.

Mazda Motor Corp is revoking about 730,000 U.S. vehicles while Nissan Motor Co is recalling 400,000.

Mitsubishi Motors Corp is disavowing about 38,000 2006-2007 Lancer vehicles and Ferrari NV is calling dorsum behind 2,800 U.S. sportscars.

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