UPDATE 1-Australia investigating Volkswagen safety after driver death

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(Adds Volkswagen comment) SYDNEY, May 31 (Reuters) - The Australian government is investigating reports of power loss problems in cars manufactured by Volkswagen AG, amid an inquiry into the death of a woman killed when her Volkswagen Golf was hit by a truck in 2011. The probe comes just weeks after the German carmaker recalled about 91,000 vehicles in Japan because of potential gearbox problems that could cause cars to speed up or slow down during driving. ...

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