The Takata Corp continues to impact Indian car customers with Honda Motor announcing the latest estimates of recalls of some vehicles made in 2012.
As per the statement, released by the Honda Cars India Ltd, it has announced that it will willingly change Takata airbag inflators of 41,580 automobiles of previous generation of Jazz, City, Civic and Accord as part of Honda’s preventive global recall campaign involving Takata front airbag inflators.
The replacement will be performed free of cost at Honda car dealerships throughout the country. The replacement of inflators for the concerning models would begin instantly and the company would interact with consumers directly, company stated. This is the fifth Takata-related recall started by Honda.
The company has revealed that 7,265 units of 2012-made Jazz will deal with the recall. And 32,456 units of the company’s best-selling sedan City developed in in 2012 will be affected. The recall will likewise include 659 units of the 2012-manufactured Accord, and 1200 units of the Civic made in the very same year.
Takata is presently responsible for the largest auto recall in history. Having recalled 40 million vehicles across 12 vehicle brands for “airbags that could explode and potentially send shrapnel into the face and body of both the driver and front seat passenger”.
Globally Takata is dealing investigations, and the company will spend approximately $1 billion to settle US criminal probe.