Vehicles built in the US under scrutiny over airbag inflators.
Call for regional and rural Australians to rectify problem cars.
Thousands of vehicles still need potentially lethal devices replaced.
Industry urges Aussie motorists to conduct a simple online search and discover if the airbag inflators in their cars need replacing.
Motorists across ditch urged to find out if their car has a faulty inflator.
Owners of vehicles with alpha-type airbags will have a shock next year.
Regional stats show scale of airbag issue in communities.
The NZTA is prohibiting vehicles with any outstanding Takata recalls.