Vauxhall is to recall more of its Zafira cars due to a fire risk.
MPs have accused Vauxhall of being too slow to take seriously fires affecting Zafira B models and too quick to attribute them to improper and unauthorised repair.
Vauxhall has called for the creation of a vehicle fire database during a meeting with the Transport Select Committee.
Vauxhall has rebuffed suggestions that over one million Corsa hatchbacks could be at risk of fire following publication of a report in The Sun newspaper.
Vauxhall chairman and managing director Rory Harvey has hailed his dealer network as “superb” as he reflected on efforts to restore customers’ faith after recent car fire recalls.
A surge of interest in Vauxhall Zafira saw both new and used sales improve last month as buyers appear to have put aside concerns regarding the car catching fire.
Vauxhall dealers are to begin work on customers’ Zafiras to carry out work to prevent the risk of the cars catching fire.
Vauxhall has said its Zafira B models could be catching fire due to “improper repair” of the vehicle’s heating and ventilation system.
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