UPDATE 1-Volkswagen recalls 44,000 Tourans on clutch glitch

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(Adds background, share price) FRANKFURT, June 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG is recalling some 44,000 Touran minivans around the world to check potential clutch problems, Europe's biggest carmaker said on Thursday. The move affects 2004 and 2005 models with 2-litre diesel engines and manual six-gear transmissions, it said in a statement, adding the problem could in some cases cause loud noises and force the car to a stop. Volkswagen is trying to reduce quality concerns that led to a ...

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