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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.

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Toyota recalls 1.73 million vehicles over airbag problem

Toyota received the airbags from Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

Toyota has announced it is recalling 1.73 million vehicles across the world due to an airbag problem.

The manufacturer is among four Japanese carmakers to have withdrawn vehicles over the concern, with up to 2.92 million recalled in total.

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