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China recalls 4.12 million vehicles in 2014

BEIJING – Chinese authorities made 159 recalls, taking back a total of 4.12 million vehicles in 2014, accounting for 22 percent of recalled vehicles over the past 10 years, according to a report on autochina360.com. Of the total, 63 percent were recalled because of defect investigation of General Administration of

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Dongfeng Honda recalls over 400,000 SUVs

BEIJING - Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., a 50-50 joint venture between China's Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Japa's Honda Motor Company, will recall over 400,000 CR-V sport utility vehicles (SUVs) because of piston rod defects, China's head of quality control said Tuesday. The vehicles, produced between March 2, 2010 and August

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VW’s DSG recall, CCTV 3.15 and China’s new leadership

After years of denying, dodging, public relations maneuvering, VW China announced on March 16 that it would recall its vehicles made at FAW-VW and Shanghai-VW equipped with DSG automatic transmissions. The announcement came right after China’s quality watchdog, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) issued a

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Vehicle recall regulation faces enforcement challenge

With State Council approval, China’s much anticipated Articles of Administration on the Recall of Defective Automobiles (Draft) is expected to be implemented soon. At long last after 10 years, consumers may now be better protected in China if their automobiles have manufacturing defects. In the previous automobile recall regulation adopted

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Akio Toyoda’s China visit: Has he put out or stoked the fire?

- by Ma Lianhua   After testifying before the U.S. Congress, Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corporation, flew directly to China to apologize to customers of the world's biggest auto market. His visit won understanding and approval from a considerable number of people in China. On the day following

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