Ferrari’s having its own Takata airbag troubles

The Takata airbags issue has affected several auto makers, and has unfortunately claimed lives. Millions of cars are the subject of recalls as a result, and though the problem has been going on for a while now, it shows no signs of slowing down. Ferrari is the latest auto maker to be affected by Takata airbags, but not for the reason you think. Rather than the current airbag issue, the auto maker discovered a separate problem with some airbags supplied by Takata that deploy incorrectly and could, as a result, cause injury.

According to Bloomberg, Ferrari has recently discovered a problem with driver-side airbags supplied by Takata, and as a result it is recalling eight of its new models. The issue, which revolves around installation at an improper angle and other problems, was discovered by the auto maker when conducting tests on the 458 Italia.

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