Volvo recalls more than half a million vehicles around the world, the Swedish company’s spokesman said on Saturday, July 20.
In Germany it is planned to recall 54 ths units. Defects were revealed in engines, which could lead to overheating and deformation of parts.
In the worst case, engine ignition may occur. However, Volvo has not yet received complaints about such issues.
Earlier, the company reported a sharp decline in profits in the second quarter of this year despite increasing sales.
Last year, BMW had to recall about a million cars due to problems with a cooling module of the exhaust gas recirculation system.
Toyota also recalled more than 2.4 million hybrid Priuses and Aurises. There were defects which could result in the engine stoppage during driving.