The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Friday that Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi would issue new recalls. Unlike previous recalls, which dealt largely with driver-side airbags, this round focuses on passenger-side airbags.
Japan’s transport ministry announced Friday that it would also recall an additional seven million vehicles with Takata airbags.
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The Takata airbags have caused ten deaths and more than 100 injuries in the U.S., according to a May 4 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Before Friday’s announcement, 28.8 million airbags had been recalled in 24 million vehicles.