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Volkswagen recalls 766,000 vehicles worldwide

Braking control systems require software update

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Volkswagen is recalling 766,000 vehicles worldwide due to a software update for braking control systems, Reuters reported. The recall affects the company's core passenger car brand.

The brakes may not work correctly in certain situations, including when a driver over-steers, under-steers or slams on the brakes, Reuters reported.

The recall affects 385,000 cars in Germany, including VW, Audi and Skoda brand vehicles.