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All Volkswagen Golf 8 vehicles are required to go to the workshop for software updates

All Volkswagen Golf 8 vehicles are required to go to the workshop for software updates

Volkswagen because of persistence Problems with the program Who’s new golf 8 All copies were called to the workshops. A major update must be installed there to support apps like Mobility And voice control To improve, a spokesperson for the group said on Wednesday. About Germany affected 220,000 vehicleswhich have been sold since its launch two years ago. The update will be applied to vehicles across Europe. Volkswagen was initially unable to provide any numbers.

Wolfsburg confirmed that it was not a matter of a recall ordered by the German Federal Transport Authority. Work has already started. All owners must be written in the spring. Newly produced golf 8s will also come from the factory with More powerful devices be equipped.

Persistent software problems

The eighth generation of Golf, which was launched in 2019, had to face software issues from the start. The quirks of the successful model from Wolfsburg contributed to the ongoing conflict between the Business Council and CEO Herbert Diess.

the magazine cars and sports I first mentioned about the update. Citing readers, it was said that there were problems with the Golf 8 Electronic key recognition, incorrect reaction or failure of assistance systems, without emergency braking And Deviations in mileage width. the Recognize traffic lights Sometimes I’d see signs that weren’t there entertainment system Sometimes it fails completely.

Consumption

Great owners fear Consumption The first production Golf 8, which could lead to problems with rental vehicles with residual values. Volkswagen has confirmed that a few vehicles have experienced these issues. The company did not comment on the costs of the service campaign.

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