The 2022 VW TIGUAN SUV
A German based automobile company, Volkswagen has tendered a public apology for manufacturing and assembling a faulty vehicle (SUV) that could have claimed so many lives.
In respect to this major error, the company has decided to recall over 246,000 SUVs from the United States and Canada for a faulty braking mechanism. The company explained that they have received several complaints that the said Models of it’s SUVs were braking automatically in the middle of traffic without the intention of the driver.
Last year (2021) a lady by name Kendall Heiman from Lawrenceville reported that her “Volkswagen 2021 Atlas Cross Sport” stopped in the middle of the road for no reason.
This move (of recalling those faulty SUVs became necessary as about 47 persons had reported same issue to the United States Safety Regulators. The report said, just when the car is about to brake itself, the driver’s window will roll down and safety lights together with alarms will automatically turned off, then the SUV will brake itself in the middle of traffic.
The company has recalled the 2019 model, model 2020, model 2021, model 2022 and finally the model 2023 of the Atlas Cross Sport SUVs respectively. The company also explained that the fault is to electrical contact interrupting the connections which can also cause the airbags to deploy late when crashed. And it was also noted that if the SUVs are moving at a lower speed the tendency of it braking itself is much more higher especially when moving below 1.8 miles per hour.