BMW recalls electric i3 due to the risk for people of low growth

BMW отзывает электромобили i3 из-за опасности для людей низкого роста

The company is Recalling all BMW i3 sold in the period from 2014 to 2018

Special risk cars are drivers and passengers an increase of about 152 cm and weighing about 50 kg.

BMW AG is Recalling all electric i3 model, sold for the period from 2014 to 2018. The automaker believes that the use of these machines is dangerous for people of small stature, Interfax reported.

Conducted crash tests showed that car i3 the risk of injury in the neck people standing about 5 feet (152 cm) and weighing about 110 pounds (approx 50 kilos) if they are not wearing a seat belt increases slightly.

From 30,542 thousand cars i3, BMW sold over the years, 29,383 thousand fell to the share of the United States.

Another automaker – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – the day before announced the recall of about 8 thousand cars of the latest model of the Jeep to eliminate the faulty airbags, which can pose a threat to passengers sitting in the front seat next to the driver.

The FCA said that the company is not aware of any cases of incidents related to faulty airbags, however, urged car owners to refuse to accommodate passengers in the front seat until the problem is resolved.

As reported, IKEA has recalled 27 million chests after reports of the deaths of children.

Previously, AVTOVAZ has recalled more than 100 thousand cars.