Volkswagen, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and five other companies will recall more than 12,000 vehicles due to faulty components, the transport ministry said Monday.
This is the latest in a series of recall plans for local and overseas carmakers and importers of foreign vehicles.
Audi VW Korea, FCA Korea, Porsche Korea, Scania Korea, Bike Korea and Hanbul Motors, which imports Peugeot and Citroen vehicles, are recalling 16 models amounting to 12,053 units, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
The problems include a faulty air bag system in VW’s Tiguan SUV, a faulty spare tire holder in the Peugeot 5008 1.5 BlueHDi SUV and a faulty engine oil pressure control system in the Kymco AK550i two-wheeler imported by Bike Korea, it said.
By Ram Garikipati and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org)