Volvo recalls over 460,000 cars after airbag explosion blamed for death

Volvo is recalling more than 460,000 cars world word, over fears that older airbags could prove deadly in the case of a crash. The recall – over half of the vehicles for which were sold in the US – does not concern Volvo’s current line-up, but instead older cars with aging safety hardware.

In total, Volvo will recall 460,769 vehicles, the automaker confirmed today. 259,383 vehicles – including both S60 sedans and S80 sedans – were US cars.

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