VW and China joint ventures to recall 1.8 million vehicles over fuel pump issue: China quality watchdog

Germany's Volkswagen AG and China joint ventures FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen will recall 1,818,340 vehicles due to a fuel pump issue, China's quality watchdog said on Monday (Sept 4).
Germany's Volkswagen AG and China joint ventures FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen will recall 1,818,340 vehicles due to a fuel pump issue, China's quality watchdog said on Monday (Sept 4). PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Germany's Volkswagen AG and China joint ventures FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen will recall 1,818,340 vehicles due to a fuel pump issue, China's quality watchdog said on Monday (Sept 4).

The recall will be effective on Dec 25, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) in an online statement.

It was not immediately clear whether the recall was part of a previously announced global recall.