Toyota expands its recall by more than 300,000 vehicles

The automaker is the latest in a string of brands to expand its previous estimates of vehicles affected by faulty Takata airbags.

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On Wednesday, Toyota announced that it’s expanding its Takata air bag recall by roughly 331,000 vehicles. Reuters reported that the expansion brings the total amount of affected vehicles to 3.15 million in the United States and more than 15.31 million globally.

The recall extends to the 2008 Toyota Corolla and the 2008-10 Lexus SC430.

This is obviously bad news for Toyota, which has already had to recall more than 15 million vehicles worldwide because of the defective air bags, which can inflate with too much force. The recall is purportedly linked to 10 deaths worldwide—nine of which were in the United States—and hundreds of injuries, The Consumerist reported. RELATED: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips.

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