VW stops supply of Golf 8: recall because of serious shortcomings in consumers ' threatens |

VW is a massive recall looming: There are serious deficiencies in the new Golf 8 were found. The car company has already stopped the delivery. The largest Germ

VW stops supply of Golf 8: recall because of serious shortcomings in consumers ' threatens |

VW is a massive recall looming: There are serious deficiencies in the new Golf 8 were found. The car company has already stopped the delivery.

The largest German industrial company VW a recall* of its new Golf 8
software threatening problems in the Golf 8 lead to the Emergency assistance works
Whether other models, and subsidiaries are affected by VW , is currently
Kassel - The German car maker VW checked must adjust in his new Golf 8 to callback . Already on Thursday (14.05.2020) were of VW supplies for the new Golf 8 stopped . Since then, no new cars are delivered to the end customer. The Golf -production continues according to the VW -the group anyway. However, the manufacture of new cars stay in the camp.

VW threatens recall of the Golf 8 - these are the reasons

The threat of callback at VW group of Software problems as the cause. Is affected in the Golf 8 is the electronic emergency assistant eCall. According to VW a reliable data transfer could device not to be ensured at the wheel.

The Problem, it was found according to the largest German industrial group at the internal Tests in the VW group. The force travel Federal office (KBA) has been taken no decision yet about a possible callback . This is expected according to the preliminary stop of the deliveries, in the next days. To fix the Problem with Golf-8-models , it could be a Software Update already. If one is arranged, it remains to be seen.

+ VW: The Golf 8 is possibly affected by a recall - there are serious problems with the emergency wizard.©Julian Stratenschulte/dpa

VW: Of a possible recall of the Golf 8 will be affected thousands of customers

On Friday, the 15.05.2020, was from the group's circles, which are probably affected at least 30,000 products of the new Golf 8 of Software problems and may be a callback* is pending.

The new Golf 8 of VW group has expected more teething troubles than of the car manufacturer from Wolfsburg. Actually, should be produced in 2019 100,000 vehicles in the Golf-8 series at the location Wolfsburg . In the end, almost 8,400 pieces of the new model, however, has been completed. Also from the workers ' representative of the VW group's harsh criticism in the last week came for this purpose.

VW: Therefore, a recall of the new Golf 8 will probably

A spokesman for the company VW referred to the fact that it is in the EU since 2018 was required to mount such an emergency facility. is The power, according to the editorial, a callback of the new Golf 8 is more likely. According to the EU regulation of 31.03.2018 new car must be equipped models in the European Union with the early warning systems, eCall.

This is able to communicate in case of a severe accident, independently of the Europe-wide emergency number 112. According to the regulation, the System, which is also installed in the new Golf-8-model: must be able to be triggered also by Hand.

VW: Not only is the Golf 8 is of a possible callback

Not only VW has not imposed for its Golf 8 is a stop of the delivery, the car maker Skoda is currently shipping its model Octavia affected. Since the model of the Czech sister brand of VW group are similar in structure, it is likely that it could also come in here on some vehicles to malfunction. Also here is a callback could be likely.

The basic structure of the Golf 8 , the Seat Leon and the new variant of the Audi A3 in addition to the Octavia, in a similar way. Whether it's problems in the two models also Software, is currently being investigated.

recall on VW: BMW had to call back in the last time some of its cars

this month, may, were already vehicles of the brands BMW and Toyota of a recall affected. Whether it comes to the Golf 8, VW* so far, it remains to be seen.

But not only in the automotive industry, it came in last time to call return . A disinfectant was affected by such a recall*.

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*hna.de and merkur.de are part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 10:35

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