Japanese auto Nissan is reviewing 9,000 units of its compact auto car Micra and average sized Sunny car in India to replace defective airbags. The review will cover cars produced between 2008 to 2012 that utilization safety airbags made by Takata. Nissan India representative told that Nissan arrangements to start informing clients soon. Nissan dealers will replace the driver airbag with an accurately made part at no expense to the clients for parts or labour.
The worldwide review of 2,60,000 units by the Japanese auto affects models, including Micra, Sunny, Almera, Versa, Patrol and Cube. These are influenced by a driver airbag that Takata answered to Nissan, the organization said. Auto car industry body began voluntary vehicle review for safety related issues in India in July 2012. More than seven lakh vehicles have been reviewed by different manufacturers including Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Ford, Mahindra & Mahindra, General Motors and Honda.
Maruti Suzuki India reported review of 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz models which are produced between March 2010 and August 2013 to repair wiring harness fitment. In April this year, the biggest vehicle reviews in India, Maruti Suzuki reviewed 1,03,311 units Ertiga, Swift and DZire - fabricated between November 12, 2013 and February 4, 2014 to replace broken fuel filler neck. A year ago, General Motors India reviewed more than 1,10,000 units of its multi-utility vehicle Tavera to specification issues.