VW recalls 385,000 cars in Germany

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Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal escalated dramatically when the automaker revealed 11 million of its cars worldwide could be affected.

Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal escalated dramatically when the automaker revealed 11 million of its cars worldwide could be affected.

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Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal escalated dramatically when the automaker revealed 11 million of its cars worldwide could be affected.

Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal escalated dramatically when the automaker revealed 11 million of its cars worldwide could be affected.

FRANKFURT - Volkswagen recalled 385,000 cars in Germany for a software update to their anti-lock brake systems, news agency DPA reported, citing a spokesman for the automaker.

Volkswagen's VW, Audi and Skoda brands were affected, it said.

According to DPA, the braking control system might not function properly in certain driving conditions, such as when the driver over-steered, under-steered or slammed on the brakes.

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Volkswagen had no immediate comment.

In January, the automotive giant recalled over 600,000 Audis in the US over defects that could lead to fires or airbag malfunctions.

In the same month, Volkswagen recalled almost 50,000 vehicles in China due to brake problems when using cruise control.