Japanese automakers including Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling 3.4 million cars sold internationally due to airbags supplied by Takata Corp are at risk of catching fire or injuring passengers. All of the vehicles in question were manufactured in or after 2000.
Toyota is hit again with another recall of Prius. This time it is the 2009 model and the recall came from faulty specifications. This is for potentially defective steering and water pump system.
Toyota has said it will recall 2.7 million cars worldwide because of these problems.
Toyota has announced a global vehicle recall for Camry, Corolla And RA4 SUV due to power window glitch which has the potential for fire hazard. The company is recalling 7.43 million vehicles globally. The process to repair the glitch is involves putting heat-resistant lubricant on the switches, or exchanging them. And this procedure will take around 40 minutes.
Honda is recalling 936,000 Fit compacts, CR-V, and City models worldwide to update the software on the automatic transmission to decrease the possibility of transmission damage. In addition to that, another 26,000 CR-Z hybrid models will also be recalled in the US Canada, Japan, and other markets dues to defective programming of the electronic units.
Honda says it will begin sending recall notifications to customers on Aug. 31.