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A man died when his car caught fire. It took a year and dozens more fires before Ford recalled the car - Los Angeles Times;

A man died when his car caught fire. It took a year and dozens more fires before Ford recalled the car - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA man died when his car caught fire. It took a year and dozens more fires before Ford recalled the carLos Angeles TimesOn a December night in a town on South Africa's south coast, Reshall Jimmy's car burst into flames. The 33-year-old was on vacation. A video of the incident that aired in South African media showed fire shooting out of the front of the car on the ...and more »

'The death could have been prevented' – another Ford Kuga owner - Moneyweb.co.za;

'The death could have been prevented' – another Ford Kuga owner - Moneyweb.co.za

Moneyweb.co.za'The death could have been prevented' – another Ford Kuga ownerMoneyweb.co.zaFord Kuga owner Sean Thompson of Vanderbijlpark says the death of Reshall Jimmy in December 2015 could have been prevented if Ford SA took the fire in his (Thompson's) car in September of that year seriously. Ford CEO Jeff Nemeth on Monday ...and more »

Video of Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga burning will hit Ford hard - MyBroadband;

Video of Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga burning will hit Ford hard - MyBroadband

MyBroadbandVideo of Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga burning will hit Ford hardMyBroadbandA video published by TimesLive of Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga burning clearly shows the front of the vehicle on fire, with no flames at the back of the car. On Monday, Ford launched a safety recall of 4,556 Ford Kuga 1.6-litre models in South Africa ...and more »

Lawyers tracking down Kuga fire victims for class action lawsuit - Eyewitness News;

Lawyers tracking down Kuga fire victims for class action lawsuit - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsLawyers tracking down Kuga fire victims for class action lawsuitEyewitness NewsLawyers are trying to track down all Ford Kuga drivers whose vehicles have burst into flames in order to file a class action lawsuit against Ford. FILE: A screengrab of the Ford Kuga vehicle that caught alight on the N12 near the Voortrekker off-ramp ...and more »

Jimmy family: NCC didn't provide adequate assistance - Eyewitness News;

Jimmy family: NCC didn't provide adequate assistance - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsJimmy family: NCC didn't provide adequate assistanceEyewitness NewsReshall Jimmy's siblings held a media briefing on Tuesday to express their dissatisfaction with the way Ford handled their brother's case. Renisha Jimmy and Kaveen Jimmy, who will be bringing a class-action suit against Ford in connection with the ...and more »

Nando's distances itself from fake Kuga ad - Citizen;

Nando's distances itself from fake Kuga ad - Citizen

CitizenNando's distances itself from fake Kuga adCitizenNando's released a statement on Tuesday distancing itself from a spoof poster created by a user on social media that uses the company's corporate identity and advert style to poke fun at the misfortunes of Ford Kuga owners. The company says: “The ...and more »

Spoof 'Nando's' ad flame grills Ford Kuga - Times LIVE;

Spoof 'Nando's' ad flame grills Ford Kuga - Times LIVE

Times LIVESpoof 'Nando's' ad flame grills Ford KugaTimes LIVEA spoof 'Nando's' ad parodying the Ford Kuga recall has left some social media users hot under the collar. Save & Share. Email · Print. Twitter user Floyd Nkuna posted the ad on his timeline hours after car manufacturer Ford announced the recall on ...and more »

WATCH: Harrowing footage emerges of Reshall Jimmy's final moments as his Ford Kuga burns - Times LIVE;

WATCH: Harrowing footage emerges of Reshall Jimmy's final moments as his Ford Kuga burns - Times LIVE

Times LIVEWATCH: Harrowing footage emerges of Reshall Jimmy's final moments as his Ford Kuga burnsTimes LIVEVideo footage of 33-year-old Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga burning has emerged for the first time. The harrowing cellphone footage, which was taken by passersby, was filmed after his vehicle, a 2014 1.6l EcoBoost Kuga was already burning on the night of 15 ...and more »

Kuga: Too little too late, Jimmy siblings tell Ford - Moneyweb.co.za;

Kuga: Too little too late, Jimmy siblings tell Ford - Moneyweb.co.za

Moneyweb.co.zaKuga: Too little too late, Jimmy siblings tell FordMoneyweb.co.zaThe siblings of Reshall Jimmy, who burnt to death in his Ford Kuga 1.6 in December 2015, told a packed media briefing on Tuesday that Ford SA's safety recall announced on Monday was too little too late. Ford SA CEO Jeff Nemeth on Monday announced the ...and more »

Ford recalls Kuga 1.6-litre - Northglen News;

Ford recalls Kuga 1.6-litre - Northglen News

Northglen NewsFord recalls Kuga 1.6-litreNorthglen NewsThe President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Southern Africa, Jeff Nemeth, has announced a voluntary safety recall for certain Ford Kuga utility vehicles. The safety recall is limited to the Kuga 1.6-litre model built between December 2012 and February ...and more »

Bringing the heat: Families to bring a class action suit against Ford - Mail & Guardian;

Bringing the heat: Families to bring a class action suit against Ford - Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianBringing the heat: Families to bring a class action suit against FordMail & GuardianThe sibilings of Reshall Jimmy, who died when his Ford Kuga burst into flames, are planning a class action lawsuit against the motor company. Kaveen and Renisha Jimmy, speaking at the National Press Club in Pretoria on Tuesday, said Ford's decision, ...and more »

31 Ford Kuga fire complaints lodged with NCC - lawyer - News24;

31 Ford Kuga fire complaints lodged with NCC - lawyer - News24

News2431 Ford Kuga fire complaints lodged with NCC - lawyerNews24Pretoria – Thirty-one formal claims relating to Ford Kuga fires have been handed to the National Consumer Commission (NCC), a lawyer representing Reshall Jimmy's family said on Tuesday. Jimmy, 33, was killed when his Kuga caught fire in Wilderness, ...and more »

Family of Kuga victim to bring class action lawsuit against Ford - Daily Maverick

Family of Kuga victim to bring class action lawsuit against FordDaily MaverickPretoria - The family of Reshall Jimmy, who died when his Ford Kuga burst into flames, will be pursuing a class action lawsuit against the vehicle manufacturer. The family's lawyer, Rod Montano, announced the expected lawsuit during a briefing at the ...and more »

Ford South Africa's Lesson On How Not To Deal With A Crisis - Huffington Post South Africa (blog);

Ford South Africa's Lesson On How Not To Deal With A Crisis - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)Ford South Africa's Lesson On How Not To Deal With A CrisisHuffington Post South Africa (blog)The safety recall is like bolting the stable door after the horse has bolted. Brand reputation and customer confidence have taken a bad beating. 17/01/2017 12:05 SAST | Updated 17/01/2017 14:41 SAST. Sure Kamhunga Writer, communicator, media relations ...and more »

UPDATE: Kuga drivers to file class action suit against Ford - eNCA;

UPDATE: Kuga drivers to file class action suit against Ford - eNCA

eNCAUPDATE: Kuga drivers to file class action suit against FordeNCAFile: Ford Kuga drivers have united to file a class action lawsuit against Ford. Video: eNCA. • Editor's note: This live event has ended. You may watch a recording in the gallery above or read further here. JOHANNESBURG - Ford Kuga drivers have united ...and more »

Kuga victim's family to launch class action against Ford - Daily dispatch;

Kuga victim's family to launch class action against Ford - Daily dispatch

Daily dispatchKuga victim's family to launch class action against FordDaily dispatchThe family of Reshall Jimmy – who died in his burning SUV — are to launch a class action suit against Ford over the spontaneous combustion of 48 Ford Kuga vehicles. The announcement was made in Pretoria on Tuesday by Jimmy family lawyer Rod ...and more »

Nine Ford Kuga tips you should know - SowetanLIVE;

Nine Ford Kuga tips you should know - SowetanLIVE

SowetanLIVENine Ford Kuga tips you should knowSowetanLIVEFord SA has announced that more than 4‚500 Ford Kugas are being recalled for compulsory safety checks after 48 of the family SUVs burst into flames in South Africa and a motorist died while trapped inside his burning vehicle. National Consumer ...and more »

Combustible Kugas recall does little to extinguish criticism of SA inaction - Mail & Guardian;

Combustible Kugas recall does little to extinguish criticism of SA inaction - Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianCombustible Kugas recall does little to extinguish criticism of SA inactionMail & GuardianFord South Africa announced on Monday that the 1.6-litre Kuga models produced from December 2012 to February 2014 would be recalled after numerous vehicles spontaneously combusted. This has done little, however, to silence criticisms over Ford's ...and more »

Family of man who died in Ford Kuga want manufacturer to take responsibility - DestinyMan;

Family of man who died in Ford Kuga want manufacturer to take responsibility - DestinyMan

DestinyManFamily of man who died in Ford Kuga want manufacturer to take responsibilityDestinyManThe family of Reshall Jimmy, the man who died when his Ford Kuga went up in flames in 2015, say they want to get closure and for Ford to take responsibility for the death of their loved one. Reshall's sister, Renisha and brother Kaveen, said they were ...and more »

'If you don't‚ we will' - Consumer Commission's ultimatum to Ford on Kuga recall - Times LIVE;

'If you don't‚ we will' - Consumer Commission's ultimatum to Ford on Kuga recall - Times LIVE

Times LIVE'If you don't‚ we will' - Consumer Commission's ultimatum to Ford on Kuga recallTimes LIVEOn Monday‚ Ford SA CEO Jeffery Nemeth was at pains to point out how customer safety was its utmost priority. File photo. Image by: SUPPLIED. Car manufacturer Ford had to be given an ultimatum before it acted: either you sort out your spontaneously ...and more »