Top 10 events between Shanghai and Beijing auto shows

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Takata airbag issues force slew of recalls across globe

Top 10 events between Shanghai and Beijing auto shows

An airbag logo is seen on a steering wheel of Honda Motor Co's all-new hybrid sedan "Grace", which installed the airbag made by Takata Corp, during its unveiling event in Tokyo Dec 1, 2014. [Toru Hanai / For China Daily]

More than 3.8 million cars from nine different brands have been recalled across China since last April due to safety problems involving airbags produced by Japanese company Takata Co.

China's quality watchdog has issued recalls for more than 40 domestically produced and imported models made from 1999 to 2014 from Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Toyota, Subaru and BMW, among others. More automakers are investigating airbags supplied from Takata. In the Unite States, carmakers have recalled 28.8 million vehicles because of safety issues with airbags from Takata.