Japan government calls for additional 7 million Takata-related recalls: Nikkei

The Japanese government on Monday notified automakers to recall an additional 7 million vehicles with faulty Takata air bags that have been sold in Japan, the Nikkei reported on Monday, citing sources.If all companies comply with the notice, faulty air bag-related recalls in Japan are expected to reach nearly 20 million vehicles, with the global total touching 120 million vehicles, Nikkei said. (s.nikkei.com/1QWOe01)

Related Coverage › Takata, automakers to report airbag recall plans next week: government Separately, the Nikkei also reported that Mitsubishi Motors Corp (7211.T) and Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) plan to compensate customers for costs incurred from fuel efficiency-related issues, with Mitsubishi paying Nissan’s portion of the expenses (s.nikkei.com/1SZJYCP)

(Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)


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