BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> is recalling 766,000 vehicles of its core passenger car brand worldwide for a software update to their braking control systems, a spokesman said.
The braking control system may not function properly in certain driving conditions, such as when the driver over-steers, under-steers or slams on the brakes, the spokesman said.
The car maker is recalling 288,000 VW-brand cars in Germany over the issue. Including the Audi and Skoda brands, the German recall impacts about 385,000 cars, the spokesman said.
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The recall in Germany was first reported by news agency DPA on Saturday.
(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Victoria Bryan)