Moscow. January 24. Automakers will withdraw another 5 million cars equipped with airbags Japanese company Takata Corp., once in December due to a defective airbag killed the driver in the Ford, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Defective airbags can explode, scattering fragments through the cabin, which can lead to injury or even death of passengers.
The new review, the national authority for road safety USA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA), the total number of recalled because of the pillows, a Japanese company, cars has now reached about 24 million In the same time, the exact number affected by the decision of the regulator the car still to be confirmed.
Against Takata in the US is a criminal investigation, it were fined.
Largest automotive group of the world in 2015 was withdrawn from the market 51 million cars, which is a record in the history of the indicator. Most often in the past year, spoke car production of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Honda Motor Co., Ford Motor Co., Toyota Motor Co. and General Motors Co. These companies account for 72% of all reviews.
NHTSA data do not take into account a review of Volkswagen cars with diesel engines, because his reason was not a technical malfunction, and violation of standards for emissions of harmful substances.