Los Angeles Times
Ferrari is hit by air bag recall
Add Ferrari to the list of automakers affected by the Takata air bag failure.
The Italian luxury car company, confirming a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said it had been notified by Takata Corp. that certain driver’s side air bags manufactured by the Japanese company, installed in certain vehicles, were defective.
Ferrari has issued a recall of about 2,600 cars, all of them model year 2015 vehicles. The recall affects some of Ferrari’s 458 Italia, 458 Speciale, California T, FF, F12berlinetta and LaFerrari cars.
“The issue is a possible production defect in a component inside the air bags,” Ferrari said in a statement.
The still- expanding Takata air bag failure, the largest automobile recall in theindustry’s history, hasalready affected more than 33 million vehicles sold in the United States.