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

On 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 ...

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

Ford 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

Lawyers 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 ...

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

Reshall 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 ...

Nando's distances itself from fake Kuga ad - Citizen

Nando'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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

Video 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Ford recalls Kuga 1.6-litre - Northglen News

The 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 ...

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

The 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, ...

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

Pretoria – 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, ...

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

Pretoria - 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 ...

Ford South Africa's Lesson On How Not To Deal With A Crisis - Huffington 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 ...

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

File: 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Nine Ford Kuga tips you should know - SowetanLIVE

Ford 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 ...

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

Ford 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

On 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 ...