Volkswagen recalls 420,000 cars over airbag problem


Volkswagen has recalled no fewer than 420,000 cars in the United States to fix a fault that could prevent air bags from deploying, the firm said on Friday.
The world’s biggest carmaker said that the recall affected its Golf, Passat, Jetta and Tiguan models assembled between 2010 and 2014.
The recall comes as the German group struggles to overcome underperformance in the world’s second-largest auto market, where the sale of VW-branded cars has plunged
A spokesman, who preferred anonymity, said that debris could, under certain circumstances, interfere with the clock spring that kept the vehicles’ air bags powered.
He, however, added that no such incident had been reported.
The source added that the company was also examining whether such issues affected cars delivered to other markets. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper