10/04/2020

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Volvo announces recall of around 121,000 vehicles | Car News

Volvo is recalling 121,605 cars for the reason that their Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) technique...

Volvo is recalling 121,605 cars for the reason that their Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) technique may perhaps not functionality as intended. The afflicted cars are 2019 and 2020 Volvo S60, V60, V60 Cross Region, S90 L, V90, V90 Cross Region, XC40, XC60 and XC90 types.

If you are contemplating we have just named each individual vehicle in the Volvo selection, you are accurate.

Of the complete amount of cars currently being recalled, Volvo Canada has confirmed that 11,843 cars are afflicted.

The difficulty
When functioning correctly, AEB methods are meant to detect objects in the route of the vehicle and then mechanically implement the brakes to protect against an accident. Sad to say, Volvo suggests that because of to software incompatibility with some vehicle components, the technique “may perhaps not detect obstacles and engage as intended”.

The alternative to accurate the circumstance is straightforward: Volvo will download a software update into cars that will restore right features. The remember formally goes into effect on May possibly 1st. Proprietors ought to be notified inside the future several weeks.

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