Toyota and Nissan recall 6.5 million cars due to potentially faulty airbags

Toyota and Nissan are recalling 6.5m cars globally due to potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata, it has been announced.

Just under five million cars are being recalled by Toyota, including the Corolla, Vitz and other models made between March 2003 and November 2007, the car giant has said.

Nissan is recalling about 1.56m cars due to the same issue.

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Toyota and Nissan said the recall was for ‘investigative purposes’ and no accidents or injuries have been reported.