Toyota is recalling millions of cars with defective airbags

Toyota is recalling 3.4 million cars worldwide because of a serious error. It joins Toyota in a press release Tuesday evening Danish time. A defect in the c

Toyota is recalling millions of cars with defective airbags

Toyota is recalling 3.4 million cars worldwide because of a serious error. It joins Toyota in a press release Tuesday evening Danish time. A defect in the c

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
23 January 2020 Thursday 01:00
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Toyota is recalling millions of cars with defective airbags

Toyota is recalling 3.4 million cars worldwide because of a serious error.

It joins Toyota in a press release Tuesday evening Danish time.

A defect in the cars ' electronics can do to the car airbags will not be activated by accident.

the Recall includes the 2.9 million u.s. cars and turning on the car makes the Corolla from 2011 to 2019, the Matrix from 2011 to 2013, Avalon from 2012 to 2018 and Avalon Hybrid from 2013 to 2018.

It is unclear whether the recall is valid for cars sold in Denmark.

so far, there are reports of one fatal accident where the airbag was not triggered.

In april, examined The American Administration Of traffic Safety On the National Highways (NHTSA) 12.3 million potentially defective air bags from several car makers, including in the cars of the brands such as Toyota withdraws.

NHTSA said in april that it had identified two car accidents, including one fatal, that involved a Toyota car, where electrical excitement is suspected to be the fault of the car's airbags were not activated.

The air bags, which was examined, was in cars from 2010 to 2019 from the brands Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Kia and Mitsubishi.

the Cars had installed a control unit, which controls the deployment of the airbag, from the company TRW Automotive Holdings, which today is owned by teknologivirksomheden ZF Friedrichshafen.

the NHTSA is informed also, that up to eight deaths may be due to airbagdefekten.

Previously both Kia, Hyundai and Fiat Chrysler recalled over 2.5 million cars with a control unit from TRW Automotive Holdings.

Fiat Chrysler said in 2016, that the fault may have been to blame in three deaths in their cars.

Hyundai and Kia announced in 2018, that error may have cost four people their lives in their cars.

Toyota has not yet stated how many deaths it believes the error may have been to blame in the.

Updated: 23.01.2020 01:00
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