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Former Chrysler Group expands Takata driver-side air bag recall globally
Former Chrysler Group expands Takata driver-side air bag recall globally

FCA US , the former Chrysler Group, on Friday expanded a U.S. regional recall of older cars with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags to a global action, affecting more than 3.3 million vehicles. FCA was one of five automakers asked by U.S. regulator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last month to expand a recall of such vehicles beyond a limited area with high humidity. The FCA total for Takata Corp -related recalls is now 3,672,770, including affected passenger-side airbags. The number of vehicles recalled globally, for all automakers, since 2008 for Takata air bag problems tops 24 million. Takata has said that extended exposure to high humidity could damage...

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