Sep. 10, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp and German auto giant Volkswagen AG, recalls 7,544 units of Santana in China from Sep 8, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
in a statement published on its website.
said the affected Santana model was manufactured between March and August this year.
The automaker said the faulty steering column in these cars may leads to steering failures, adding that all affected units will be fixed free.
In the first eight months of this year, Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive sold a total of 836,074 cars, reflecting a YoY increase of 11.59%, China Knowledge reported earlier