Honda, Nissan and Mazda Issue Massive Airbag-Related Recall

Honda (HMC), Nissan (NSANY) and Mazda have all issued a recall over airbags supplied by Takata, a supplier of car-safety equipment.

honda-nissan-mazda-airbag-recall-hmc-stock-nsany-stockThe recall affects 2.9 million vehicles made by the three auto manufacturers. Honda issued a recall of two million cars, Nissan issued a recall of 755,000 cars and Mazda issued a recall of 160,000 cars, reports The Wall Street Journal.

This new series of recalls comes after Toyota Motors (TM) issued a similar recall earlier this month over Takata airbags. In the Toyota recall, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that a crash could cause the airbags to send metal shrapnel into face of a person in the passenger seat, WSJ notes.

“We will aim to further strengthen our quality control system and work united as a company to prevent problems from happening again,” Shigehisa Takada, CEO of Takata, told Reuters.

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