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Australia to recall 2.3 mn vehicles over faulty airbags

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 March 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Sydney, Feb 28: Australia on Wednesday ordered a compulsory recall of 2.3 million vehicles over a possible defect in their airbag systems installed by Japanese company Takata, that has caused the death of 20 people worldwide. According to the Australian government, at least one person died in the country after the system had exploded at the time of activation, Efe reported.

The compulsory recall will require vehicle manufacturers, dealers, importers and other suppliers to locate and replace the Takata airbags as quickly as possible. (IANS)

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