5 automobile brands producing defective machines more often than othersMarch 3, 2019
Experts from Iseecars.com conducted a large-scale study, studying service promotions initiated by car manufacturers, since 1985!
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Institute (NHTSA), the German Porsche and Mercedes-Benz were invited to the technical centers at the technical centers, and the Mazda won the palm of the Japanese brand. Well, Toyota, with its valued reliability, has only locked the top three car makers “Made in Japan”, giving way to the second place of honor for Subaru.
As for automakers, in the last five years more often than others faced with the need to recall their cars to address one or another problem, then Americans were distinguished. The most defective was the recognition of General Motors – recall campaigns touched nearly 55 million vehicles of different brands. Among them – Pontiac, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Cadillac, Buick and GMC.
Following GM’s announcement of a factory defective car chrysler goes. For repair or for preventive maintenance in the service were invited a little less than 41 000 000 car owners. The third position in anti-rating reached Ford with an index of almost 25 000 000 fell under the recall of the car.
Of course, the response – this is not always critical breakdowns and their consequences. As, for example, in the case of the notorious ignition locks in GM cars, which by their spontaneous twists on the go turned into several fatal accidents. Usually, manufacturers, and for no apparent reason, test and refine their products. Some eliminate minor problems that manifested itself after several years of exploitation, while others upgrade those or other nodes in the design so that these same problems do not arise in principle.
Worse, when such work is not initiated by car companies, and they are forced to do so by the control authorities, like the same NHTSA. As, for example, it happened with Volkswagen, which was caught on a lowering of exhaust emissions in the engines of their cars. By the way, DieselGate for the German concern responded to the largest recall, struck a lot on both financial and reputational costs. But even despite this scandal, the company recalled from 2014 to 2018 only 6,500,000 vehicles.
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