Volkswagen recalls 385,000 cars in China
The recall came after Chinese state television alleged in an annual corporate malpractice programme that Volkswagen had used substandard gearboxes in some models, causing acceleration problems and accidents.
An Audi A3 electric vehicle is shown at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on April 23, 2012. Volkswagen says it will recall 384,181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects, marking the German auto giant’s biggest ever recall in the world’s largest auto market.
In a company statement, Volkswagen said an electronic malfunction could cause its cars to lose power while being driven says AFP (as Source).