Beijing: Technical snags are becoming a major worrisome factor for global automobile companies. Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda on Friday announced recalling of vehicles owing to technical probloems. Toyota is recalling 819,598 vehicles in China due to defective airbags installed in several vehicle models, the country's top quality watchdog said on Friday. The models affected were the VIOS, COROLLA, COROLLA EX and YARIS, built between May 1, 2007, and August 29, 2013, according to a report filed to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. The defective vehicles were equipped with airbags whose inflators could rupture, causing risks of injury, Xinhua news agency reported. The recall will start from November 30, 2016, and Toyota dealers will change the faulty parts at no charge.
Mazda To Recall 24,799 Cehicles Over Defective Doors
Mazda will recall 24,799 Mazda6 sedans in China due to a fault with the rear doors, the country's top quality watchdog said here on Friday. The affected vehicles were built between October 12, 2009 and December 23, 2015, according to a report filed with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. The rear door latches may crack due to metal erosion, and in extreme cases could lead in injury to passengers, Xinhua news agency reported. The recall will start from April 14, 2017 and Mazda dealers will change the defective parts for customers free of charge.