Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal Takata airbags:The Asahi Shimbun

Cornelia Mascio
Febbraio 10, 2019

Luxury cars are among vehicles being recalled, including Tesla, BMW, Mercedes, and Ferrari.

A massive auto recall to alert consumers about.

This year alone, about 10 million inflators are expected to be recalled.

In the latest round, Subaru is recalling 826,144 vehicles, including various Forester, Legacy and Outback models from 2010 to 2014. Mercedes is calling back 288,779 cars from model years 2010 to 2017.

For a complete list of recalled vehicles, check the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's recall page. Volkswagen contributed 119,394 cars to the recall, including some Audi-badged models, while BMW noted 266,044 cars made between from 2000 to 2004 and 2007 to 2015 are part of the latest campaign.

Tesla: 68,763 Model S hatchbacks from model years 2014-16.

By last December, more than 50 million vehicles had been recalled because of Takata airbags. Daimler wrote the vans affected by the recall were made from 2015 to 2017. That leaves more than 23 million yet to be replaced, according to the NHTSA website. And it comes on the heels of announcements from FCA (the parent company of Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram), Ford, Honda, Mazda, and Toyota that included more than 3.5 million vehicles.

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