In the United States recalled nearly 600 thousand cars Audi
German manufacturer Volkswagen announced the start revocable campaign, which hit about 600 thousand vehicles sold in the USA. Baboutmost of them premium models of Audi.
The reason is the faulty airbags, seatbelts, and other defects that can cause fire. More specifically, in 234 thousand Audi A5 release 2011-2017 years, there may be a problem with the failure of the airbags. 342,8 thousand Audi A4, A5, A6 and Q5, released after 2012, are prone to overheating and fire due to faulty cooling system. 5.9 thousand Audi A4, A6, Q7 and Q5 this and the next model year there is a marriage of airbags and seat belts. Other cars with similar problems — this is a Volkswagen Golf with the engine and electric motor.
The national Directorate of traffic safety on highways of the United States (U.S. Department of Transportation»s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; NHTSA) affirmed that these problems, fortunately, did not cause human casualties in the country. Service campaign in the US was announced after a series of incidents that have occurred in China and Israel last year.
The manufacturer confirmed that shops will replace faulty components free of charge.