Japan airbag trouble affects 2.19 million exported cars

More than two million cars exported from Japan are set to be recalled over concerns about the vehicle's airbags, a Japanese government official has said.

The official said 731,000 cars would be recalled domestically, meaning around 2.19 million vehicles would be recalled from international markets.


3.4m cars recalled over airbag

Around 3.4 million cars manufactured in Japan, including by giants Toyota and Honda, are set to be recalled worldwide due to a problem with the vehicles' airbag.