SHANGHAI Aug 27 The Chinese venture of Japanese
automaker Honda Motor Co Ltd will recall more than
400,000 vehicles in China due to piston rod defects, China's
quality watchdog said on Friday.
Over the past month, foreign carmakers including BMW
, Suzuki Motor Corp and Tata Motors Ltd's
Jaguar Land Rover have all made announcements to
recall products in China.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co Ltd will recall a total of
408,069 CR-V sport utility vehicles (SUVs) produced between
March 2, 2010 and Aug. 30, 2012, due to a possible facture in
piston rods for shock absorbers, China's General Administration
of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a
statement on its website.
Dongfeng Honda, the joint venture between Honda and Dongfeng
Motor Group Co Ltd confirmed the decision when
contacted by telephone.
(Reporting by Samuel Shen and Adam Jourdan; Editing by Matt