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German brands Volkswagen and Porsche will have to recall approximately 227,000 vehicles due to issues with airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners, German newspaper Stuttgarter Zeitung reported. Affected vehicles include 203,400 units of the Volkswagen Tiguan, Sharan and CC built in 2015.

Meanwhile, 23,550 units of the Porsche 911, Boxster, Cayman and Panamera built from 2015 to 2016, according to a Porsche spokesperson cited by Reuters. These models require an update to the software for the airbag control units as there is an error which prevents correct operation of the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners, according to the KBA federal transport authority of Germany.

There have been three reported cases with Volkswagen vehicles where the airbags or belt pre-tensioners have been deployed without an accident occurring, while the opposite scenario of not deploying in an accident is also likely, Stuttgarter Zeitung said.

The 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan had previously been the subject of a recall shortly after its launch which saw the model investigated for a side curtain airbag rupture. Meanwhile, Porsche models affected in this case have not recorded known cases so far, a spokesperson for the brand told the German news site.

For Malaysian market vehicles, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has confirmed that none of its vehicles in the country have been affected, and Porsche importer and distributor Sime Darby Auto Performance has stated that the recall in Germany “is a precautionary measure, and that no reported incidents to date are known in Porsche vehicles.”