JLR to recall 100,000 XF sedans in the US to replace defective air-bag inflators

Tata Motors has announced that it is recalling as many as 100,000 units of Jaguar Land Rover XF sedan (previous generation) in the US. The recall is to check and replace the defective Takata air-bag inflators.

Till now, eight automakers have recalled more than 12 million vehicles in the US to replace Takata air bag inflators. According to a document of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recalls have been announced by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi.

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover plans to invest around 3.75 billion pounds during the current fiscal on expanding production capacity, new product launches and enhancing technologies.

In the last financial year, JLR introduced new models such as the Discovery Sport, Jaguar XE and XF and significantly contributed to the Tata Motors profits. The parent company registered three-fold growth in quarterly net profit due to strong sales of Jaguar Land Rover and due to decent demand in commercial vehicle segment.