South Korea to ban some BMW vehicles over engine fires

South Korea to ban some BMW vehicles over engine fires
 

The South Korean government has said it will ban about 20,000 BMWs from its streets after a spate of the vehicles catching fire.
The ban will apply to cars which have not yet been sent to BMW for safety checks under a voluntary recall.
Nearly 30 engines caught on fire in 2018 mainly in the BMW's 520d sedan models.
BMW has already come under scrutiny this year, recalling thousands of cars in the UK over safety issues.
"The ministry will ask mayors to order owners of unchecked BMW vehicles to have their cars' safety checked or to stop driving them," Transport Minister Kim Hyun-mee... read more

 
15 August 2018 in World News, Views: 62
Source: BBC
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