New Delhi: French auto major Renault is recalling 646 units of hatchback Pulse and mid-sized sedan Scala in India, manufactured between September 2011-July 2012, to fix faulty driver side air bags.
"Renault is conducting a voluntary check on certain potentially affected Renault vehicles, 620 Pulse and 26 Scala, produced between September 2011-July 2012 which may have a possibility of driver air bag problem that was reported to Renault by airbag supplier, Takata," a company spokesperson said.
No incidents associated with this issue have been reported in Renault vehicles so far, the spokesperson added.
Last year in October, Japanese auto major Nissan had recalled 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid?sized sedan Sunny in India to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall.
In December Ford had recalled 20,752 units of its compact SUV EcoSport, manufactured between January 2013 and September 2014, to correct "concerns" regarding airbags and fuel and vapour line corrosion.
Earlier, Maruti Suzuki had also called back 3,796 units of its newly launched mid-sized sedan Ciaz to fix suspected faulty clutch.
Ever since the auto industry body SIAM started voluntary vehicle recalls for safety related issues in India in July 2012, over seven lakh vehicles have been recalled by various manufacturers.