Four years after the Indian automotive industry initiated a voluntary recall code
on vehicles, the government has finally woken up to the threat from manufacturing defects.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor vice-chairman and Whole-Time director, Shekar Viswanathan, stated that if any model being sold in India is found to be affected, the company will take required measures in accordance with the voluntary recall code
Besides a few vehicles manufactured between June 2008 and July 2008 fall under the seven- year mandate' of voluntary recall code
for which Toyota Kirloskar Motor
However the company is conducting this recall as a part of the Voluntary Recall code
" TKM said.
"The company is conducting this recall as a part of Voluntary Recall Code
. No complaints have been received in India so far," the company added.
The woman, who asked not to be identified, dialled the 1471 last number recall code
to find the number was withheld.
The woman dialled the recall code
1471 immediately after the call, but the number had been withheld.
Under the voluntary recall code
announced by SIAM last year, there is no regulatory body or any penalty clauses, but the lobbyist group did recommend that the government take action against any manufacturer who failed to recall vehicles when deemed necessary.
New Delhi, July 23 -- The voluntary auto recall code
put into place by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) last year seem to be working with most major manufacturers recalling vehicles in the past one year.
For further information, including recall codes
, please see the company's (http://www.bumblebee.com/recall-march-2016/) website .