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a safety restraint in an automobile

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The recall involves defective inflators in Takata air bags that may deploy improperly during crashes, shooting metal fragments into the driver and passengers.
The upgrade came after investigators found two recent serious crashes involving 2018 and 2019 Toyota Corollas in which the air bags did not inflate.
Honda ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/HMC?p=HMC&.tsrc=fin-srch) HMC ) is recalling 1.2 million vehicles for defective Takata driver's air bag inflators that could explode or send shrapnel into the passenger compartment that could kill or seriously injure drivers and passengers, (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/honda-likely-recalling-million-vehicles-for-second-time-due-to-defective-airbag-part-from-first-recall/) CBS News reported.
Images posted to Twitter show the car with a dented bonnet, with another showing how the air bag in the steering wheel was covered in gaffer tape.
Takata air bags were subject to the largest automotive recall in U.S.
Several thousand dangerous counterfeit air bags enter the commerce stream each year filled with random debris or even with nothing at all.
A total of 1.43 million Prius hybrid, Prius plug-in and Lexus CT200h models are being recalled globally over the defective air bag concerns, which are separate from the recalls of Takata air bags.
The latest alert was not linked to the massive recalls of Takata air bags, the manufacturer said.
The most recent recalls were prompted instead by the death of the driver of a Ford Ranger pickup December, as well as new tests conducted on suspected faulty air bags.
THE SAFETY crisis plaguing the global automotive industry deepened as Japan's three biggest carmakers will recall more than 11 million additional vehicles because of faulty air bags that can shoot shrapnel at motorists.
Tokyo, May 20(Petra)-- The Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp is doubling a recall of potentially deadly air bags to nearly 34 million vehicles, creating the largest automotive recall in American history, U.S.
Honda said that it's the first recall of 2008 Pilots for potential problems with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp.
A recent recall of automobile air bags, paired with the ongoing West Coast port crisis in the United States, has provided another boon to airfreight charter flights from Japan, much like what happened to eastbound traffic from Asia to North America during peak season.
Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained.