RPT-UPDATE 1-Volkswagen recalls 870,000 vehicles worldwide


(Repeats to fix typographical error in headline) (Adds details on recall, background, shares) FRANKFURT, April 28 (Reuters) - Europe's largest carmaker Volkswagen AG said on Wednesday it was recalling 870,000 vehicles worldwide due to problems with their front axle, the firm's third major recall this year. The vehicles affected are Passat models built between 1996 and 1999, Audi A4 and A8s from 1994 to 1999 and Audi A6s built between 1997 and 1999, VW said in a statement. The axle's ...

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