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Mazda recalling 2.2 million vehicles over tailgate defect

Sep 01, 2016 - 10:15 PM

The recall covers about 400 000 vehicles sold in Japan and 1 8 million units exported overseas

Mazda introduces the company's new compact crossover SUV, "Mazda CX-3" during its press preview in Tokyo on February 27, 2015. Mazda started to put the SKYACTIV-D1.5 clean diesel engine-equipped CX-3 on the Japanese market from February 27. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA

Toyota recalling 3.37 million vehicles over defects

Jun 29, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The vehicles are mostly sold in Japan North America and Europe

epa05397440 A general view of a Toyota dealer in the Hague, The Netherlands, 29 June 2016. Representatives of Toyota Motor Corp. stated that the company will recall 17.220 Prius cars in the Netherlands, due to a possible airbag inflator defect. Also another 41.334 Prius cars are recalled and will be checked for malfunction of the carbon filters. EPA/MARTEN VAN DIJL

Toyota recalls 2.9M vehicles worldwide over seatbelt defect

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:00 PM

In case of a very severe crash the seatbelt may not properly restrain the occupant says Toyota

epa05141131 Toyota logo is seen at the Indian Auto Expo 2016 in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, outskirts of New Delhi, India, 03 February 2016. Reports state over 80 new products will be launched at the Auto expo. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

Toyota to pay $1.2B over defect cover-up

Mar 20, 2014 - 9:54 AM

Dozens of deaths were blamed on the defects which caused vehicles to speed out of control and fail to respond to the brake

RECALL. A Toyota Prius (C) drives along highway 101 on November 30, 2010 in Sausalito, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP