VW, China partners to recall 4.86 million vehicles over Takata airbags

September 19, 2017 | Insurance Auto Auctions

Summary

Volkswagen AG and its Chinese joint ventures FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen are recalling 4.86 million vehicles in China due to issues with Takata air bags. It’s a big blow for the automaker, with Volkswagen having delivered 3.96 million vehicles in China last year, making it the country’s largest foreign automaker. The Takata air bag recall continues to be the biggest recall in automotive history.