Japanese carmakers recall 3.4 million cars over airbag defect

Leon Poultney
Japanese carmakers recall 3.4 million cars over airbag defect
Japanese carmakers recall 3.4 million cars over airbag defect

Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Mazda are recalling 3.4 million cars globally over a defective part which could "cause the airbag inflator to rupture and deploy the airbag abnormally in a crash".

Toyota is recalling the most models in the UK, with 76,000 cars due to head back to the dealers for a thorough once over. Nissan says almost 60,000 UK models were involved, Honda will recall 14,475 cars and Mazda just 1,913.