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Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), a United States-based automaker, has reportedly joined the list of automakers that have pledged to stop using Takata airbag inflators.
The Consent Order issued to Takata imposes a record civil penalty of $200 million and requires the company to phase out the manufacture and sale of inflators that use phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate propellant, which is believed to be a factor in explosive ruptures that have caused 7 deaths and nearly 100 injuries in the United States.
In an unusual move, Honda Motor Co on Tuesday said it was "deeply troubled" by evidence suggesting Takata "misrepresented and manipulated test data for certain air bag inflators.
5 million vehicles worldwide after investigations showed the Takata airbag inflators were not properly sealed and so could be damaged by moisture.
The recall in India comes a day after the Japanese company on Thursday recalled close to 5 million vehicles fitted with potentially faulty Takata Corp air bag inflators as investigations showed the problem behind one of the biggest auto safety crises may be more widespread than thought.
The company said: "As part of an ongoing investigation into Takata inflator issues, Nissan will expand its ongoing Takata passenger airbag inflator recall campaign to include additional model-year 2004 to model-year 2007 vehicles equipped with 'SPI' inflators.
Honda has so far borne the brunt of the recalls linked to the Takata air bag inflators, which can erupt with too much force, spraying shrapnel inside the car.
5 million vehicles and will replace any faulty inflators.
Nissan dealers will test the subject inflators, and replace the inflator as necessary.
This new effort builds on the comprehensive approach Honda has taken to identify, locate and contact registered owners with vehicles included in one or more recalls to replace Takata airbag inflators.
14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators.
More than 16 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide since 2008 over Takata's air bag inflators, which can explode with too much force and spray metal fragments into the car.