Ford Southern Africa CEO Jeff Nemeth has apologised for the handling of the safety recall of more than 4 500 1.6 litre Ford Kugas.
Nemeth briefed Parliament’s trade and industry portfolio committee on recall, reports EWN's Gaye Davis.
He said that the company is working to restore trust in the company.
He's pledged that they're going to be going all out to restore the trust.— Gaye Davis, Parliamentary correspondent for EWN
Ford launched the recall in January after several of the Kuga models caught fire due to overheating issues.
Nemeth told MPs that a total of 4 556 1.6 litre Ford Kugas were recalled in January.
#FordKuga Nemeth: Recall of 4 556 vehciles initiated 16 Jan 2017 after spike in fires towards end of 2016. GD— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) March 7, 2017
Take a listen to the EWN update: