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GM China to recall the Buick Enclave

May 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

GM China to recall the Buick Enclave

General Motors China will recall 26.579 Buick Enclave SUV’s to replace faulty seat belts. The recall will start on June 30. The vehicles were produced between Aug 15, 2008 and April 10 this year. It is widely expected that more announcements on other recalls will follow soon.

The Buick Enclave is imported into China. Price starts at 389.000 yuan and ends at 649.000 yuan ($62.000 – 104.000). Lone engine is a 288hp 3.6 liter V6. It is the second recall for the big SUV, the first recall was in April 2012 for problems with the windshield.

So far the latest series of worldwide recalls has not included any GM cars that were manufactured in China. GM has three joint ventures here: Shanghai-GM, SAIC-GM-Wuling, and FAW-GM.

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BMW-Brilliance to recall over 140.000 cars in China

August 6, 2013 by Joey Wang

BMW-Brilliance to recall over 140.000 cars in China

BMW-Brilliance Automotive Ltd., a joint venture between Brilliance China Automotive and German luxury carmaker BMW, is to recall more than 140,000 cars in China due to defects in their steering systems, China’s top quality watchdog said Monday.

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Volkswagen recalls more DSG-equipped cars in China

July 8, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Volkswagen recalls more DSG-equipped cars in China

German car maker Volkswagen is recalling more DSG-equipped cars with a gearbox problem in China supplementing a recall of 384,181 vehicles that started in April, according to China’s quality watchdog.

The latest recall affects 3,863 vehicles imported by VolksWagen Group Import Co Ltd and FAW-VolksWagen Automotive Co Ltd, a General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) statement said Thursday.

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Maserati to recall 692 cars in China

May 27, 2013 by Joey Wang

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Maserati will recall 692 vehicles imported by the Chinese mainland due to defective rear tie-rods, China’s quality supervisor said Friday.

The recall by Ferrari Maserati Cars Sales and Services (Shanghai) Co will cover the Maserati Quattroporte and Maserati Granturismo models manufactured between July 31, 2003 and Sept 25, 2008, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (AQSIQ) said in a statement.

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Hyundai and Kia to recall 175.000 cars in China

May 14, 2013 by Joey Wang

Hyundai and Kia to recall 175.000 cars in China

Korean automakers Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia will recall more than 175,000 cars due to defective brake light switches, China’s consumer quality watchdog said on Monday.

Starting on Monday, Beijing Hyundai Motor Company will recall 121,835 of its IX35 models manufactured between April 9, 2010 and October 6, 2011, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) said in a statement.

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Chrysler to recall 4.783 cars in China

May 6, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Chrysler to recall 4.783 cars in China

US automaker Chrysler will recall 4,783 vehicles exported to China to fix defective fuel tanks that could pose safety risks, China’s top quality watchdog said on Friday.

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Great Wall Motor recalls 14.000 cars in China

April 29, 2013 by Joey Wang

Great Wall Motor recalls 14.000 cars in China

Privately-owned Chinese carmaker, Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd., will recall nearly 14,000 defective diesel vehicles, the country’s consumer quality watchdog said Saturday.

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Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen recalls 38.000 cars in China

April 29, 2013 by Joey Wang

Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen recalls 38.000 cars in China

Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Co Ltd of central China’s Hubei province will recall nearly 38,000 vehicles, China’s consumer quality watchdog said Saturday.

Peugeot 307, Peugeot 308, Peugeot 408 and Citroen C-Quatre vehicles produced from February 23 to April 13, 2012 will be recalled, according to a statement from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

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Skoda recalls DSG-equipped cars in China

March 19, 2013 by Joey Wang

Skoda recalls DSG-equipped cars in China

The Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture will recall DSG-equipped Skoda cars after being ‘urged’ to do so by China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

Skoda has released a recall notice on its website on March 16 concerning Octavia 1.4TSI, Octavia1.8TSI and Superb 1.4TSI models. It is the first recall announcement for the seven-speed DSG-equipped cars.

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China demands Volkswagen to recall defective DSG-equipped cars

March 16, 2013 by Joey Wang

China demands Volkswagen to recall defective DSG-equipped cars

China’s consumer quality watchdog on Saturday urged German car maker Volkswagen to recall defective cars with DSG problems.

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement on its website that its research has basically confirmed the Volkswagen’ direct shift gearbox transmission has defects which may cause engine power failures.

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