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BMW Recalls 300,000 Vehicles in the UK

Before a couple of days, the luxury German carmaker, BMW had recall of around 300,000 cars in the United Kingdom after it discovered several models could cut out while people driving them.

The German automaker confirmed that second recall affects BMW 3 series, 1 Series, Z4 along with X1 petrol and diesel models. Last year, BMW initially recalled around 36, 410 petrol cars because of the safety issues.

The automaker said, “We now recognize that there may have been some cases of similar power supply issues in vehicles not covered by the original recall.” Further, it added, “To reassure customers with concerns about the safety of their vehicles, we are voluntarily extending the recall.”

BMW added, “We are therefore announcing today that we will take the proactive step of expanding the existing UK recall covering all vehicles potentially affected by the power supply issues.”

BMW recall established after UK man Narayan Gurung and his family crashed into a tree in 2016, however, Gurung Died in the accident.

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency or DVSA criticised BMW for not making it aware of 19 cases of electrical failure between 2011 and 2014.

The company said, “At present, we are handling 417 recalls involving more than 2.9 million vehicles under the code of practice agreed with industry. We keep our approach to safety recalls constantly under review to ensure we are able to respond, more quickly, to emerging issues and prioritize activities where they are most needed.”

 

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