The handbrake mechanism in these cars, which belong to the September production batch, may "lose effectiveness" under certain conditions, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said in a statement.
The takeover ends a pursuit stretching back to January and marks the first major buyout of a midstream company since oil prices crashed. It will create one of the world's largest energy infrastructure companies, alongside Kinder Morgan Inc. and Enterprise Products Partners.
The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engines.
The Heavy Industries Ministry is the nodal authority for implementation of the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), under which testing and R&D centres have been set up across the country for vehicles.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest car maker by sales in the first half of this year, now has an A rating for its long-term debt, meaning it is deemed to be of "'high credit quality".
In India, the company sells a range of models, including premium hatchback Polo, mid-sized sedan Vento and executive sedan Jetta. Another group firm Audi too sells a range of models here.
Modi also appealed to the people of Varanasi to replace incandescent bulbs with energy efficient LED lamps saying this would bring revolution in the country.
Under the recall, which is a part of its parent Honda's global initiative to replace the faulty airbags, HCIL will voluntarily replace airbag inflators of 2,23,578 vehicles of previous generations of CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz, the company said in a statement.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the investigation last fall after drivers complained that their power steering failed while they were driving. The defect was blamed for 40 crashes and four injuries.
In India, a person is killed in a road accident every four minutes - 141,000 in 2014 - yet less than a third of the 2.6 million cars sold each year have air bags in this cost-conscious market.
The company said an internal investigation discovered that these trucks may have steering-wheel wiring harnesses that wear because of contact with a spring.
A bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice T S Sivagnanam, directed Assistant Solicitor General Su. Srinivasan to file an affidavit stating when the central government expected the consultative process of providing relevant scheme for crop insurance would gets it finality as it was going on for the last three years.
Charlie Miller, a former National Security Agency hacker who is the one of the world's best-known security experts, declined to comment on his departure or say what he would do next.
The Japanese carmaker asked the second-tier supplier last month to increase production so it can supply Toyota with more than 13 million inflators from next July until 2020, said a person with direct knowledge of the deal and a second individual who was briefed on it.
A total of 60 bottles of 2952 units are recalled on the direction of US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). According to a notification issued by the agency, the batch was manufactured at DRL's Ltd, Bachupally unit and the recall was initiated under "Class II" classification.
The bench of the National Consumer Disputed Redressal Commission, presided over by Justice JK Jain and Justice BC Mehta, also wanted to look into the findings of fresh test reports of the popular instant noodles by accredited laboratories
In a first, the Consumer Affairs Ministry filed a case against the firm with the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission seeking about Rs 640 crore in damages for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.
The real problem of food safety lies not in our laws, but in our inability to create enough testing systems with adequate manpower to do the job consistently and fairly.
The blasts ripped through the Ruihai warehouse, which stores dangerous goods, at 11.20 PM local time on Thursday, following a fire report half an hour earlier. Fireballs erupted then ignited more explosions in companies nearby, according to rescuers, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Yesterday, the Consumer Affairs Ministry had flied a case before the consumer forum NCDRC seeking Rs 284.45 crore in basic damages and another Rs 355.50 crore in punitive damages totalling Rs 639.95 crore from the Swiss giant.
Tata Steel, which said net profit in the June quarter more than doubled on the back of a one-time gain, has been hit by a combination of a slowdown in China and a devaluation of the Russian rouble over the past few quarters.
Nadda said the matter is now sub-judice and he would not like to comment on it further but made it clear that government wants to ensure that food safety standards are not to be compromised.
In June private firms signed deals to import 500,000 tonnes of premium Australian wheat, the biggest such purchases in more than a decade, which led to criticism Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was letting farmers down.
As per the information available on the US Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA), Mumbai-based Wockhardt is recalling the drugs for current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) deviations. "Firm did not adequately investigate customer complaints," the USFDA said.
The company, which has suffered its first quarter loss in 30 years due to Maggi ban, has redeployed employees who were involved in manufacturing of the instant noodles for other operations.