Takata airbag recall: ACCC adds another 1.1 million vehicles to list

Mercedes-Benz C Class, Ford Mondeo and Toyota Yaris among models added to list

More than a million cars in Australia with potentially deadly Takata airbags have been added to a recall list by the consumer watchdog.

The defective airbags, which can shatter shards of metal upon activation when their propelling mechanism is exposed to high moisture levels, have caused 18 deaths worldwide, including one in Australia, and about 180 injuries.

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