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Volkswagen Recalls 766K Vehicles for Brake System Update

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July 7, 2016—Volkswagen is recalling 766,000 vehicles of its core passenger car brand worldwide for a software update to their braking control systems, Reuters reported.

The braking control system may not function properly in certain driving conditions, such as when the driver over-steers, under-steers or slams on the brakes, a spokesman said.

The car maker is recalling 288,000 VW-brand cars in Germany over the issue. Including the Audi and Skoda brands, the German recall impacts about 385,000 cars, the spokesman said.

 

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