Volvo Recall: Around 500 000 cars are affected

July 22, 2019 | Author: | am

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Volvo Recall: The Swedes recall 500 000 cars in the workshop 

Due to a Volvo recall, The Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars has to recall around half a million vehicles in the workshops worldwide. The reason for this is a component in the engine compartment, which could melt, said a Volvo spokesman on Saturday the German Press Agency. In the worst case, this could cause the engine to start burning. However, reports of personal injury or accidents have not been received by Volvo Cars. According to the spokesman, 54,000 Volvo vehicles in Germany are affected by the recall.

Four-cylinder diesel engines are affected by the Volvo recall

According to the Swedish TV station SVT, it is about models with four-cylinder diesel engines, which were built in the years 2014 to 2019. These include, among others, the V40, V60, V70, S80, XC60 and XC90.

For the company, which belongs to the Chinese carmaker Geely, it is the second bad news within a week. Only on Thursday, the vehicle manufacturer had reported a sharp slump despite significantly increasing sales for the second quarter of 2019.

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Volvo AB Volvo is a Swedish manufacturer of trucks, buses and construction equipment, and a former manufacturer of cars. Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive systems, and financial services. Although Volvo was incorporated in 1915 as a subsidiary of AB SKF, a Swedish ball bearing manufacturer, the auto manufacturer considers itself officially founded on 14 April 1927, when the first car, the Volvo ÖV 4 series, affectionately known as "Jakob", rolled out of the factory in Hisingen, Gothenburg. Read more

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