Volkswagen recalls 270,000 cars in China to repair airbag software problem

Markets Associated Press

A joint venture between Volkswagen and a Chinese partner is recalling 270,000 cars in China to repair a software problem that might prevent airbags from activating properly.

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The country's product quality agency said Tuesday the recall by FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. applies to 265,943 Audi A4L cars made in China and 4,692 imported Audi A4 allroad cars.

Volkswagen and FAW announced another recall two weeks ago of some 570,000 vehicles to repair a possible suspension defect.