BMW-Brilliance to recall over 140.000 cars in China
Published on August 6, 2013 by Joey Wang
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.
On Sept. 23, BMW-Brilliance will start to recall 143,215 5-series cars manufactured between Aug. 24, 2009 and Aug. 31, 2012, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement.
The company will offer free replacement of defective powerline plugs in the electric power steering system that may cause safety risks, according to the statement. BMW-Brilliance is headquartered in Shenyang City of Liaoning Province, with a branch company in Beijing.