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The inquest into how Reshall Jimmy died when his Ford Kuga went up in flames continues with gruesome details of his post-mortem report revealed.
Ford has announced that Phase 2 of its massive Kuga recall has been launched on Wednesday, and South Africa will be the first country to undergo the global fix. And, the new Kuga is already at local dealers!
Ford South Africa has expanded the safety recall of its 1.6-litre GTDi Ecoboost engine to include the Ford Fiesta ST. More than 1000 units are affected.
Ford South Africa has announced an extended cover plan for its Kuga SUVs following more than 45 incidents of its popular model catching fire.
It's not just South Africa that's affected by Ford SUVs bursting into flames as a Kuga has reportedly caught fire in Auckland, New Zealand.
'Ford, America’s most successful car brand is having a great 2017 globally but in South Africa its operations remain haunted by the Kuga,' writes Lance Branquinho.
'We are confident that the actions being taken are an effective solution to the Kuga recall underway,' says Ford South Africa as the automaker reassures local customers..
The National Consumer Commission has announced the complaints for the Ford South Africa matter go beyond the scope of the product safety recall. Readers respond...
'All vehicles are occasionally susceptible to issues in the design and manufacturing process,' says Jeff Nemeth, president and CEO of Ford SA, as he speaks on the Kuga-fire saga and huge safety recall affecting its SUVs.
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