BMW to recall nearly 3,000 cars in China

BMW to recall nearly 3,000 cars in China Beijing: Nearly 3,000 BMW cars will be recalled in China due to defects in their steering systems, China's consumer quality watchdog said Wednesday.

A total of 2,712 3-Series vehicles and 114 X1 vehicles manufactured in China, as well as 49 imported 3-Series vehicles and 32 imported Z4 vehicles, will be recalled starting Aug 15, Xinhua reported citing the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

The vehicles will be recalled by BMW (China) Automotive Trading Ltd. and BMW Brilliance Automotive, a joint venture by the BMW Group and Chinese automaker Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd.

The companies will offer free replacements for the problematic components.