The Chinese joint venture of Hyundai will recall more than 36,000 cars over defective braking systems, the China’s quality watchdog said on Thursday.
The 36,484 affected vehicles are Mistra produced between July 12, 2013 and July 31, 2014, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) said on its official website.
Brake hoses in the affected vehicles may crack, which could lead to brake fluid leakage and brake light failures, according to the administration. The company will replace the faulty parts for free. Meanwhile, the British arm of Volkswagen has said it would recall and repair almost 1.2 million vehicles affected by the emissions cheating scandal.
“Volkswagen Group United Kingdom is announcing its action plan to correct the emissions characteristics of certain diesel vehicles,” it said in a statement today, adding this included more than half a million Volkswagen branded cars, nearly 400,000 Audis and almost 80,000 Volkswagen commercial vehicles.
“Customers with these vehicles will be kept informed over the coming weeks and months,” it added.Volkswagen United Kingdom will recall 508,276 VW cars, 393,450 Audis, 131,569 Skoda and 76,773 Seats. It will make changes also to 79,838 Volkswagen commercial vehicles.
That makes a total of almost 1.2 million vehicles.