In Korea started an investigation against BMW

В Корее начали расследование в отношении BMW

BMW cars awaiting shipment at the port of Bremerhaven

The cause of spontaneous combustion vehicles the German manufacturer has recorded 28 such incidents.

Under public pressure, the Ministry of state territories, infrastructure and transport of the Republic of Korea announced the beginning of the investigation in relation to the BMW. The reason, as reported on Friday, August 3, AFP, steel spontaneous ignition of cars of the German manufacturer. Since the beginning of the year has already recorded 28 such cases.

Transport Minister Kim Hyun-Mi has stated that the investigation will be “thorough and transparent”. “If we find a problem, take strict measures”, – said the Minister.

According to the Agency, for 17 South Korean customers BMW went to court, demanding compensation. They accuse the group in too late reactions to technical problems. The average claim amount is around 4000 Euro and, according to the lawyer, soon to plaintiffs can join dozens of angry customers.

Last week BMW announced a recall of the service station 106 317 thousand cars, among which the majority are various modifications of diesel cars third and fifth series. Only under review were 42 modifications, produced from March 2011 to November 2016.

According to the Agency dpa, the manufacturers saw the threat of fire due to possible defect in the exhaust gas recirculation system (AGR). Service campaign in South Korea will start on August 20 when the country will deliver a sufficient quantity of spare parts. Among other things it is planned to replace the AGR system.

Previously, BMW AG has announced plans to build a plant for the manufacture of machinery in the Hungarian city of Debrecen.

Source: Russian service of DW


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